This lesson is a celebration to culminate this intergenerational project. The children make a final visit to the senior center or retirement home where all the participants gather for a snack and a farewell celebration. The children read aloud and give their published Living History Books to...
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Unit: Living History-An Intergenerational Philanthropy Project
Unit: Philanthropic Behavior
Young people demonstrate that gifts do not need to be purchased with money. The best gifts are things we do with our time and talent for someone else. They brainstorm "kindness" types of gifts, such as a service or a homemade creation. They make a gift of kindness certificates....
Unit: Philanthropy—A Day at the Beach
This lesson is a reflection on the beach clean-up experience. ...
Unit: Character Education: Honesty (Grade 7)
Learners reflect in writing about the value of honesty and following the rules. They explore the benefits to self and the common good.
Unit: Teamwork: Unit One of Establishing a Student-Run Foundation
Students reflect on what symbols and words communicate who they are. They design a T-shirt that reflects their personality, thoughts, and ideas. This represents their role in a world or community they make better by their actions....
Unit: Healthy Youth, Healthy Community (6-8)
Students explore the meanings of community and healthy. While moving around the classroom in an organized game, they have conversations about healthy communities and healthy choices for themselves....
Unit: Character Education: Respect (Grade 7)
The learners discuss a quote from Congresswoman Barbara Jordan and reflect on the meaning of respect for themselves as individuals. They commit their support to a plan for promoting respect in their community or school.
Unit: Character Education: Perseverance (Grade 6)
Each learner sets an individual goal using a goal-setting strategy. The group reflects on perseverance and how to persevere when the plan gets difficult to carry out.
Unit: Character Education: Respect (Grade 8)
The learners read and reflect on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as it relates to respect....
Unit: Character Education: Fairness (Grade 7)
In the final reflection, the learners connect the concepts of fairness and philanthropy through written a response to a quote or personal experience.