This lesson focuses on the language of human rights. Learners examine the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and analyze the rights from a personal perspective. They discuss how well they perceive that the rights are enforced.
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Unit: Cinderella Stories (The)
Unit: Around the World
Through investigating traditional examples of culture and illustrating the impact of philanthropy in Asia, learners will gain an appreciation for Asian life and society. Learners will gain knowledge of the geography of Japan and China.
Unit: "Antsy" for Others
The students will review the concept of philanthropy through viewing a logo. They will design original logos that represent philanthropy and related ideas. They will explore philanthropic behavior as it relates to the arts.
The learners analyze many variations of the Golden Rule and relate it to the concept of philanthropy and the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.
This lesson may be used with units where students study other countries of the world. In addition to the usual study of climate, resources, and physical and human characteristics of the place being studied, learners will investigate philanthropy, especially related to community solutions to...
Even the smallest things, when shared, can be examples of philanthropy. In the folktale, "A Drum," a poor boy gives away his meager possessions when the need arises and receives a great gift in the end. The question of one’s being naturally generous is discussed. In the Palestinian folktale, "Ma...
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.
Unit: Action through Art
The learners read stories written and illustrated by teens about action and advocacy to make the world a better place. The students brainstorm concerns/issues they have about their school or local community and create story outlines about ways to address an issue.