In this lesson, we explore the importance of each person's right to vote and the injustice of limiting that power. ...
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Unit: Be the Change: Democracy
Unit: Healthy Youth, Healthy Community (K-2)
Students define community and recognize that a class or after-school group is a community because the members share interests and goals and work together. Focus Questions: What is a community and what is my role? What is health and why is it important?...
Unit: Refugees: Finding a Place
Participants will view a video about a girl named Carly who is a refugee forced to leave her home. They will discuss the problems Carly faces in her journey to find a safe place to live, draw inferences as to why Carly had to flee from her home, discuss in what ways the groups Carly met showed a...
Unit: Global Education: Why Learn? (K-2)
Through discussion and a game, children identify the value of education to individuals and the community.
Learners talk about the uses of water and understand its importance to our world.
Unit: Souperservice Kids
These activities raise awareness of the five senses and the role the senses play in making food choices. We read a book about the senses and practice using them in center activities.
Unit: Project on Poverty and Homelessness at Sea Crest School
Students will learn about federal social service programs over time and SNAP, the food assistance program....
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To have students present checks and explain their assessment criteria for making a $500 donation to the organization of their choice.
To introduce students to organizations that focus on international and global problems, rather than local or national concerns.
Note: This specific lesson involves CARE, an international organization located in Atlanta where the Philanthropy 101 course was developed. We encourage...
Unit: Wall of Philanthropists
After reading about historical figures who have taken philanthropic action related to justice, youth write a narrative about a more recent (young) philanthropist who took action for social justice.