Learners will recognize the value of nonprofit organizations and identify how nonprofits meet citizen needs when government can't.
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Unit: Road Less Traveled (A)
We build empathy and respect for people and giving traditions by listening to stories and traditions of present-day Native Americans. Students practice listening and taking notes to capture key ideas. ...
We examine the authority to act, whether the authority comes from self or government. This lesson looks at our rights and responsibilites in the founding documents of our country. We discuss the purposes of the Constitution, Preamble to the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights....
Unit: Real Heroes
Unit: Impact of Giving
Learners investigate local and global issues, and learn about nonprofits in the community. Students examine root causes and effects, and learn about the Sustainable Development Goals and #GivingTuesday. As a service project, they organize an event, such as a volunteer fair or game-a-thon, and...
Unit: We Can All Do Our Share
The children define philanthropy and have the opportunity to see they can participate in philanthropy. The memory-building game stimulates the children to choose many different ways of being philanthropic to improve their community....
Unit: Advise and Consent
Now familiar with how a community foundation serves the community, the learners form a Youth Advisory Committee and use parliamentary procedure to conduct business.
Students connect the concepts/practices of fairness, justice, tolerance, togetherness, and equality to the advancement of human and civil rights. Students share ideas about how they can promote the common good and lead positive social changes.