The learners examine their preconceptions about homelessness and build understanding of people who are homeless.
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Students explore the causes and impacts of hunger, and how hunger differs depending on location.
The group collaborates to plan, carry out, and reflect on an authentic service project that meets the health and safety needs of the community. This is based on the needs assessment conducted through surveying community members in previous lessons.
This lesson will help students learn the value of taking care of the world. It will help them form a connection with nature and want to protect the things that G-d created.
The learners analyze examples from history of civic virtue and then select the characteristics they believe are most important for enduring citizen engagement.
To introduce students to a variety of specific nonprofits and their representatives who address topics such as the organization's mission, financial support, and work.
Learners research the examples of President Jimmy Carter's values and leadership over his lifetime. They identify his acts of generosity and commitment to the good of all and reflect on how this inspires others.
Unit: Community Connections
Using the three economic sectors (for-profit, government, nonprofit) the learners will identify and categorize local organizations into one of these three economic sectors, They will write letters to those in the nonprofit sector in an effort to determine if and how their services might be ...
This lesson introduces learners to taking personal action to respond to a crisis or disaster. They learn vocabulary terms spend, save, and donate, as well as the definition of philanthropy (giving time, talent, and treasure, and taking action for the common good).