Students will understand the difference between a theme, a moral, and a topic, and to be able to identify the theme of a piece of literature.
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Students will identify some community and school needs. They will respond to literature about being a good person and making a difference. Working as a group, the students select a philanthropic project, formulate a plan, and execute that plan to address the need....
Protecting and preserving our natural resources is one of the responsibilities of an American citizen. This concept is defined in a way that children can relate it to their own lives. Ways in which children can help to protect and conserve our natural resources are explored.
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.
Through the use of a trade book, students will 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.
Unit: Unity in the Community
Unit: Let's Make Lemonade
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.