Learners will describe the work of nonprofits and research their role in the local community. They will research which local nonprofits welcome the work of volunteers and provide a data base for other students who are looking for community service opportunities.
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Unit: Encouraging Volunteerism
The students respond to A Chair for my Mother by identifying ways families save and spend money. They will then identify how savings can accumulate over a period of time....
Unit: Defining Philanthropy
Students use writing skills and critical thinking to write a poem about a philanthropist....
Unit: Grow Involved 3-5
Unit: How Did We Help?
Students will research the "Society of Friends"/ Quakers and describe how this group promoted the common good. The Quakers pushed for religious freedom and freedom of choice, which are Core Democratic Values. As a group, they formed organizations to promote social...
Through literature, students see a garden as a place where an individual can go for inner peace and solitude. They show environmental responsibility by sharing a garden within a community.