By participating in a service-learning project, students will gain a greater understanding of what it means to serve for the Common Good. After learning about City Wildlife and their struggle in coexistence with humans, students will take action that will benefit our neighboring animals.
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Unit: Sharing Our World
Students will make a multi-media presentation in a clear, meaningful way that educates peers, educators, parents, and community members about the issue and non-profit organization that they studied and their philanthropic work which addressed that problem.
The president of the United States is often considered to be the most powerful person in the world. Students will analyze how significant presidential power is and investigate ways that it creates tension between the executive and legislative branches of the government.
The learner will develop an awareness of organic/sustainable foods as an alternative, earth-friendly way to eat. This lesson encourages the learners to evaluate their choices when they and their families purchase food products. Students identify how organic/sustainable foods contribute to their...
In this lesson the students reflect on the power of volunteerism and gain some perspective on the immense impact volunteers make on our economy and society. They will determine what they contribute to their school community.
Unit: Save a Drop For Me
Learners will analyze what it takes to participate in a volunteer experience that benefits the community, select a project, participate in it, reflect on the experience and assess its benefits both for themselves and for the common good.
Students will learn about the work of a specific nonprofit organization through a series of interviews and by doing volunteer work for the organization.
To gain active student involvement discussing an issue they find important.