Students respond to literature and name the jobs represented in the community. Students also identify responsibility and responsible behavior.
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Unit: People Who Work
This lesson invites the students to make meaning of the concept of responsibility through personal and shared discussion....
Students investigate the benefits/consequences of taking responsbility and not taking responsibility.
Students gain insight into differing perspectives by examining a scenarios and engaging in a debate about the benefits/consequences of taking or avoiding responsibility. ...
Students examine the consequences of Abraham Lincoln's responsible decisions. The introduction of the concept of common good adds a dimension to the benefit/consequences of taking responsibility.
Students will apply the concept of jurisdiction to classroom rules, identify court-recognized student rights and create a list of behaviors in a classroom that might violate student rights.
Students define hunger and explore the myths and facts about the issue of global hunger. They brainstorm actions they can take to reduce the effects of hunger on others in their community and around the world. Students write poems to represent their thinking about the problem of hunger.
Students demonstrate through a game that we are all connected and that others are affected by things that we believe only affect us. They read and review statistics that highlight the lower number of girls than boys who attend schools around the world. They identify the reasons for gender...
Students engage in a variety of activities to define community. Students investigate the responsibilities that come with being a citizen of the community....