The students experience and reflect on a literature book written from the view point of a reformed bully, Confessions of a Former Bully. They analyze the data collected from their survey to determine how bullying behavior affects their school. The students learn that addressing bullying...
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Unit: Bully-Free Zone
Unit: Lunchroom Recycling Plan
Students organize and implement a school-based recycling plan based on a one-day lunchroom waste audit.
Adapt this one-period lesson plan for your grade level and follow it with a simple and powerful service project for Earth...
In this lesson, students learn that human rights laws include "conventions" that protect children's rights. They identify the mission of Save the Children and recognize the need for taking action to save children around the world....
Students learn about the power of collaboration, especially in the world of philanthropy. They will discuss: Why would someone want to work with others? What skills and attributes does it require to be a servant leader?
Unit: What Is Philanthropy?
In this lesson, youth prepare a persuasive speech in which they demonstrate that one person (or small group) can make a difference in making the world a better place or taking action for the common good.
Learners will develop an understanding of the importance of participating in active citizenship through their contributions to society. Benjamin Franklin will be highlighted as an example of a person who engaged in active citizenship.
Students watch the documentary The Gift of All: a Community of Givers and identify the motivations and attributes of the generous people interviewed. Students read, summarize, and report on short biographies of philanthropists. Student writing includes metaphors and journal reflections...
Students view and discuss the DVD The Gift of All: a Community of Givers and identify the influences and attributes of the generous people interviewed. Students read, summarize, and report on short biographies of philanthropists. Students write journal reflections and create a four-...
Learners identify the issues related to trash and litter and determine each person's role and responsibility for environmental stewardship.