This lesson will develop understanding of philanthropy through definition and actions. Activities for students to get to know themselves and their classmates, utilizing concepts of philanthropy, will provide learners with meaningful opportunities for later service learning projects.
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Unit: Let's Play and Learn
In this lesson over several days, students learn three games with plenty of time to practice and discover strategies. The three games involve taking tricks, and over time, students learn about trump and working with a partner. They follow directions, display good etiquette, and discuss...
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...
Through multiple visits to a retirement home, or by inviting seniors to visit the classroom, students will learn effective communication, sensitivity to people of different generations and shared experiences while sharing ideas about the common good and stewardship.
Unit: What Respect Means to Me
The students will demonstrate self-respect by learning good habits for taking care of their emotional and physical health. The students will be provided with an opportunity to practice treating oneself and being treated by others with respect. They explore why caring for self and...
Unit: Lunchroom Recycling Plan
Students learn how and challenge others to reduce waste based on observing habits in the lunchroom or in the classroom trash can.
Adapt this one-period lesson plan for your grade level and follow it with a simple and powerful service project...
Learners study the charts they made in the previous lesson to find hero traits related to courage and the classic hero story. They compose a summary line for each real-life hero.
Unit: Be the Change: Democracy
Students explore the cultures of different countries through the food, costume, celebrations, geography, education, music, and other features of a chosen country. The lesson requests the use of parent involvement, and culminates in a vivid presentation at a school assembly.