The purpose of this lesson is to demonstrate that being in a group (or community) requires cooperation, working together, getting along, and resolving conflicts. The activity enables the children to accomplish this while having fun at the same time.
Filter by subjects:
Filter by audience:
Filter by unit » issue area:
find a lesson
Unit: We Can All Do Our Share
Unit: Character Education: Honesty (Grade 7)
Learners role-play familiar scenarios in ways that follow the rules and support straightforward communication and also in ways that do not support honesty. They discuss the value of rules or expectations for promoting the common good.
Learners reflect in writing about the value of honesty and following the rules. They explore the benefits to self and the common good.
Unit: Advise and Consent
Even the person viewed as the most powerful person in the world does not have unlimited power. Constitutionally, the president of the United States is limited by the "advise and consent" rule (and other checks and balances). The learners look at the importance...
Unit: Character Education: Fairness (Grade 8)
Learners discuss the fair use of copyrighted music. They explore how downloading music and movies affects the artists and producers who created the pieces. Learners write a statement of fair use.
Unit: Hands On Philanthropy: A High School Course at Kentucky Country Day School
To introduce students to the concept of philanthropy
Unit: Constitution Day
Students identify the components and rationale behind the Constitution, with a particular emphasis on philanthropy. This lesson is designed for Citizenship/Constitution Day (September 17) and connects students to the community-building focus of the Constitution and how it relates personally to...
Unit: Philanthropy—Essential to a Democratic Society
Learners will define government and describe a democratic republic with a Constitution. They identify the role of government at all levels - national, state, and local and talk about what young people can do to have a voice.
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To help students understand the language of private foundations, their unique terms, and specific definitions. Furthermore, to help students learn the specific rules and regulations governing private foundations that help foundations stay in compliance with IRS regulations. Finally, to help...
Unit: Environment: Sustaining Our World
The learners 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.