Animal shelters have many areas of concern but the mission of all shelters is to care for and place homeless animals. They rely on donations from the public to do their important work. Municipal shelters are funded by the municipality--...
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Unit: Animal Shelters
The learners will be introduced to the concepts of philanthropy, common good, volunteer and donate. Animal shelters need many volunteers and many items donated to help their organization run smoothly. Learners will participate in deciding what they wish to do...
Unit: Save a Drop For Me
Learners will become familiar with business, governmental, nonprofit and/or individual efforts to keep our water supply clean and promote the common good. Through art they will illustrate techniques for water conservation that everyone can use.
The learners develop a greater understanding of hunger and malnutrition and explore ones responsibility to share unevenly distributed food resources.
Unit: Bridging the Gap
Students will engage in a service learning activity, write about it in a journal, an essay and an observation report, and complete a project summarizing their experience. While written for a Christian Middle School, the lesson may be easily adapted for public school use.
Raise awareness of the needs of others who are unable to provide a balanced nutritious diet for their own families. Students learn about the Heifer Project that provides families with resources and education so they can have nutritious food and earn a living within their own communities.
The learners will apply what they have learned about prejudice, its causes and possible preventions/solutions, to create materials to teach younger students about these lessons.
In this two-session lesson, students explore the concept of philanthropy and brainstorm how they can use (and develop) their English Language Arts talents to create faith-based devotionals for younger children. ...
In this lesson, a representative from the partner early childhood organization visits the class, and students learn about the role of nonprofit organizations in the community. They continue to follow the writing process to revise and edit their devotions. Students pair up with a younger student...