In the final reflection, students connect the concepts of fairness and philanthropy through written response to a quote or personal experience.
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Unit: What Respect Means to Me
Students will understand the importance of having respect for others. Students will practice tolerance and acceptance toward all people, including others with disabilities and various cultural backgrounds. ...
The purpose of this lesson is to acquaint students with the Core Values of American Democracy or Core Democratic Values.
There are times when a person learns that it is better not to give a generous gift at all if it will be disrespected by the receiver. There are also times a person may realize too late that there is a cost for bad behavior. These occur in an Indian tale, "A Flowering Tree" and an Inuit folktale...
Learners will identify elements of cultural differences found in picture books about children in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and minority groups in North America. They will also identify one difference they can celebrate in some way, such as the fun or expediency of...
Unit: Freedom to Choose
In the early political history of this country, the goal of its leaders was to give people freedom to choose many things—where to worship, with whom to assemble, privacy, opinions, etc. It is still the goal today, but the world is not perfect. The students will find examples of loss of freedom...
Students learn about and discuss the motivations for giving. They apply these motivations to their own lives and to the goal of addressing poverty, hunger, and homelessness.
Students will understand the vocabulary of philanthropy and the importance of the tradition of philanthropy to the community and civil society.