This lesson highlights the importance of monitoring speech. Students develop an understanding of the positive and negative effects of speech and are encouraged to use speech only for good.
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Unit: Oil Changes Everything
This lesson will allow the learners to experience the human impact on ecosystems by participating in an event-based investigation.
Unit: Drumming from the Heart
Students make drums using different recyclable containers and colorful craft supplies. They write a class story to retell the story of "The Drum." Each student colors a printout of the story to share with a younger child. They decide with whom (for example, a local Head Start preschool...
Students will recognize the value of giving to the community by looking at examples of the sacrifices and traditions of people of Native American culture.
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. ...
Unit: Growing Our Future
In this lesson, the students learn about the value of trees to the environment and all sectors of society. They also learn their personal responsibility for caring for trees. Students act out story of The Lorax and recognize that trees are a limited natural resource. They...
The teacher and a representative from the local environmental agency prepare the class a couple days in advance of their philanthropic project of volunteering their time and effort to clean up for the common good. ...
In this lesson the learners express their point of view related to a quotation about self-discipline. They learn about Benjamin Franklin's personal accomplishments and his contributions to the common good, and examine his wisdom about self-discipline....