Based on the telling of Runaway Rice Cake (The), the class writes an innovation from a different perspective. The moral of the story is that when the character gives generously and from the heart, the giver is also rewarded in some way.
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Unit: Three Chinese Stories
Students examine ways to address the issue of food insecurity related to their interests and understanding. They brainstorm service projects and use a decision-making model to choose a project. They implement their service project and reflect on their action.
This lesson will introduce the learners to the human and physical characteristics of desert regions around the world. It will include plants and animals that inhabit those deserts and how people living in desert regions use resources wisely.
Raise students' awareness of the needs in their community related to hunger and ways that people and nonprofits work together to address the needs for the common good of all.
The purpose of this lesson is to have students recognize the idea of an emerging democracy, analyze the struggles of the people, and decide on a way to help the people.
After researching the life and work of a chosen philanthropist from history, the learner takes on the role of that philanthropist in writing a letter to the learner. In this letter, the philanthropist discusses his/her motivations and feelings about his/her work, and compares and contrasts his/...
We learn how different groups coming together for the good of all established the Mayflower Compact. This brief agreement was the first document of its kind designed to bring a community together to focus on the common good. This may be a model for a group agreement written by the...
Unit: Air Today, Air Tomorrow
This lesson will provide a forum for the learners to actively participate in a project that will allow them to become stewards of and advocates for the environment.