In this lesson, students interview elderly people in their community asking specific questions regarding their connections to philanthropy. The students recognize that the community is connected in many ways through generations and over time with a common purpose of making the community more...
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Unit: Beautiful Me
Students recognize an act of philanthropy in literature and discuss the elements of acts of philanthropy.
The students will create a piece of art using found and recycled objects brought in from home.
Teacher Note: Arrange to have additional adults in the classroom on Day Two to help with the art projects. For safety, there are some tools and materials that should...
The students will internalize principles of inner beauty by singing together for their school community. The lesson also seeks to build self esteem and encourage students to work as a team.
Unit: How About a Hand?
Responding to the story Miss Rumphius, a book that illustrates how responsible citizens participate constructively in maintaining and enhancing the environment, the learners will understand that being a steward of the environment involves choice, commitment and inspiration....
Students recognize that their actions and behaviors will become memories for future generations. They will recognize the importance of recycling and using resources wisely for the common good. Students identify ways to make recycling a routine part of their lives.
Unit: TeachOne for Earth Day
What are the forces in our lives that separate us from the outdoors today, and what can we do to fuel up on the power of nature? In this lesson, students research the benefits of being outside and the human impact on the environment or about environmental justice...