Through literature this lesson will explore diverse communities united in working for the common good. It will demonstrate the importance of civic virtue and encourage students to think about the value of working together to solve community problems.
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A picture book provides a discussion starter about ways we work together to address big issues. Students conduct a needs assessment and start a plan of action to address a small need.
Unit: Philanthropy and You
Unit: Earth Keepers
This lesson investigates and analyzes stereotyping in society and asks the learners to brainstorm ways that they can help diminish stereotyping in schools and communities.
Unit: Heroism In Literature
Students will be provided the opportunity to reflect cognitively and effectively upon concepts acquired during the first three lessons by producing a manual of service opportunities within their community. Increasing individual student awareness of...
The learners identify their own and others' motivations for giving and social action in the community. They promote giving and social action through persuasive writing.
Unit: The Power of Children
Students are introduced to philanthropy and service-learning. They learn about different needs in the community and community organizations that address these needs. Students are introduced to the full scope of the Project Based Learning (PBL) project. They establish the "Knows...