This lesson will be a review of motivation and procedures for doing the cleanup; compare findings; draw conclusions; share feelings; create a song/rap or a poster from the philanthropic endeavor at the beach to reflect on the unit.
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This lesson explores how people can be honest with themselves. Students reflect on how they can be honest with themselves and take personal responsibility.
Learners reflect on issues that people tend to look the other way from to avoid facing difficult situations. They write an honest reflection on issues they can take action to address.
Through multiple visits to a retirement home, or by inviting seniors to visit the classroom, students will learn effective communication, sensitivity to people of different generations and shared experiences while sharing ideas about the common good and stewardship.
What are watersheds and why are they important? Students recognize that wise usage and protection of their local watershed is an example of environmental stewardship.
Unit: Real Heroes
Students define philanthropy as giving time, talent, or treasure for the common good. They learn about community philanthropy and make a presentation persuading others to act philanthropically in a specific way (volunteering, contributing to a nonprofit, or...
The learners experiment with a natural water filtration process. They review the water cycle and come to an understanding about the need to sustain the quality of the world's water for the common good.
Protecting and preserving our natural resources is one of the responsibilities of an American citizen. This concept is defined in a way that children can relate it to their own lives. Ways in which children can help to protect and conserve our natural resources are explored.
Learners identify the issues related to trash and litter and determine each person's role and responsibility for environmental stewardship.