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. ...
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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...
Unit: Protect Your Melon
The purpose of this lesson is to promote helmet safety through a fundraising activity, culminating in providing helmets to children. Learners will demonstrate using their time, talent and treasure to provide for the common good.
Instructor Notes: As one...
Unit: Global Garbage
The purpose of this lesson is to introduce learners to concepts related to trash removal, as well as to evaluate statistics regarding the production and removal of trash products.
Students imagine they were given $500,000 to award to a nonprofit organization of their choice. They explore options and discuss how to determine which is a good issue and organization to donate their funds. ...
Students learn about the history of foundations and the role individuals played in their development.
Students will develop a collaborative definition of "community" and realize the unique attributes of our community.
The learners will trace how executive power is derived and used in this country, and evaluate its potential for influencing change in the nation.
Focus Question: How can our voice be used to make communities stronger?
Through a study of various Asian folktales, learners will investigate everyday qualities and characteristics that influence society. They will study examples of wealth other than money, qualities needed by ancient leaders compared to modern leaders, competitive giving, frugality and thriftiness...
Unit: "Antsy" for Others
How can we gain a better understanding and respect for ourselves and others? Through the use of music and movement, children will enhance and promote self-respect and respect for others.