Students prepare a one-minute speech about themselves using an object as a device to share a story and help others remember their name and something about them. ...
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In this lesson, students design a poster advertising the snack sale and its philanthropic purpose. They also write friendly letters seeking the help of volunteers.
Unit: Using and Abusing Credit
The purpose of this lesson is to introduce learners to the complex economic world of credit and credit cards. The learners will identify the uses as well as the abuses of credit and credit cards, and explore ways to effectively utilize them so that they will be better able to spend, save, invest...
Learners explore what it means to demonstrate civic virtues of justice, kindness, peace, and tolerance as responsible citizens. The students write a goal to practice one of the virtues.
Unit: Saving the Monarch
Learners will review the information that they learned in the previous lesson. They will demonstrate understanding of the life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly by using different types of pasta to represent the different stages of the butterfly’s life cycle....
Inspired by stories of service, students gain understanding of philanthropy concepts and actions. They brainstorm acts of kindness and determine how they will contribute to the common good.
In this lesson, the students read about some of the religious practices of the Aztec Empire and discuss the practice of human sacrifice to appease the gods. Students discuss the concept of sacrifice for the common good and debate how far we go in sacrificing for the common good.
Students examine their personal healthy habits and their school (and neighborhood) environments to collect information about nutrition and fitness in the community. Students consider what changes they can make to the...
Unit: Cinderella Project
The students write letters to thank donors and sponsoring organizations. The students prepare, practice and present their completed project to a representative of the receiving organization.
Teacher Note: Several weeks prior to teaching this lesson, the...