Youth distinguish between public and private, and categorize a list of places as public or private. They determine their personal responsibility to care for public (common) areas and share their new understanding by making posters about taking care of "common" or public areas in...
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Unit: Our Land
This lesson will emphasize the importance of voluntary action for the common welfare based upon student understanding of one's rights and the corresponding responsibility to protect them.
Unit: Real Heroes
The learners will trace how executive power is derived and used in this country, and evaluate its potential for influencing change in the nation.
Focus Question: How can our voice be used to make communities stronger?
Learners will come to an understanding of philanthropy by studying the successes and failures of the War on Poverty as a component of Lyndon Johnson's Great Society. They will participate in a service activity based on reflections of current community needs and foundations and agencies...
In this lesson, students define philanthropy and discover how philanthropy can be creative and encompass many different talents and treasures. In this lesson, students will learn about the problem of childhood hunger and the needs in their own community (specifically the financial needs of a...
In response to an activity involving unfair distribution of food, students explore what can be done to address the issue of child hunger in the United States. They conduct an investigation of hunger in the local community. Students join with a nonprofit organization and take action to address...
Learners examine their lives and ambitions and identify acts of “everyday philanthropy.” They come to better understand their personal traits and the impact these might have on their personal philanthropic involvement.