Students define honesty as fairness and straightforward conduct. They look for examples in a story and debate the merits and mistakes of the main character.
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This lesson emphasizes the importance of doing your share of the work. Students listen to a story that illustrates this point and contribute their effort in a cooperative baking project.
Unit: Let's Make Lemonade
Through the use of a trade book, students see that a garden is a place where an individual can go for inner peace and solitude. They will see that a garden is to be shared with other people and wildlife, such as butterflies and birds....
Unit: Herstory in History
Unit: Save a Drop For Me
Learners will analyze what it takes to participate in a volunteer experience that benefits the community, select a project, participate in it, reflect on the experience and assess its benefits both for themselves and for the common good.
Students learn about the characteristics of an effective personal narrative and compare those to a news article. They do prewriting activities and practice writing details to show rather than tell about an experience.
Unit: Using and Abusing Credit
The learners will understand the ways in which money can be utilized: Spend, Save, Invest, and Donate, and come to an understanding of the importance of sound financial planning so as to avoid unnecessary short falls, huge debt, and bad credit ratings.
Unit: Drumming from the Heart
Students make drums using different recyclable containers and colorful craft supplies. They write a class story to retell the story of "The Drum." Each student colors a printout of the story to share with a younger child. They decide with whom (for example, a local Head Start preschool...