This lesson focuses on two young Jewish survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi death camp. As they return to their home town and the concentration camp, they each tell their story and explain why they were willing to return to such an...
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This lesson identifies those who partake in tikkun olam activity as being heroes and role models. Students investigate various Jewish "heroes" from the past and reflect on how they can use their ancestors’ behavior as a model.
Students become more aware of the variety of jobs required to run the school. They also demonstrate appreciation for the work of different people through a bulletin board display and respectful behavior.
Students prove that they are not too young to volunteer services that help others. They brainstorm ways they can be of service at school and home. Students identify times they do not need to ask permission to act philanthropically.
Unit: Freedom to Choose
In the early political history of this country, the goal of its leaders was to give people freedom to choose many things—where to worship, with whom to assemble, privacy, opinions, etc. It is still the goal today, but the world is not perfect. The students will find examples of loss of freedom...
Together we define philanthropy and identify health and safety issues we encounter in the community. The group creates a visual display showing issues of health and safety that are important to them....
The purpose of this lesson is to reinforce philanthropy concepts through art. Expressions of the senses of touch, sound and smell will have learners demonstrate tolerance for diversity.
Unit: Encouraging Volunteerism
After comparing and contrasting entertainment and editorial cartoons, the learner uses cartooning as a means of public voice about political and social issues. ...