In this lesson, students learn about communicating honestly. They explore different ways communication can be changed through interpretation and intentionally misleading.
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Unit: Take a Stand on Bullying
Students work in small groups to research and present a step-by-step plan to take action to prevent bullying behavior at school. They share their presentations and then select one plan to carry out.
Learners gain awareness of the attributes of justice, kindness, peace and tolerance in a civil society as they search for examples in political cartoons and newspaper comic strips. They create cartoons illustrating an aspect of civil society, and write a paragraph of explanation about their...
Students gain awareness of the negative effects of air pollution, especially asthma. Students identify some of the sources of air pollution in the school and community and possible ways to improve air quality in these areas.
Unit: Community Impact
In this three-day lesson, students analyze self-esteem in themselves and in fictional and nonfictional characters. They discuss the value of having a positive and realistic image of oneself and set goals for developing self-esteem in self and others by identifying strengths and personal talents/...
Unit: For Love of Country
We brainstorm community needs and how they may be addressed. Then we explore why taking action is good for the giver, the person receiving the gift, and the community. They ogether we make a plan and take action to address a community need related to hunger or homelessness....
Students use visual literacy skills to analyze the components and message of an image. They listen carefully and seek to understand the different opinions and perspectives of their classmates. The students identify issues that are meaningful to them and create a simple image and text to...