The learners experiment with a natural water filtration process. They review the water cycle and come to an understanding about the need to sustain the quality of the world's water for the common good.
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Unit: Road Less Traveled (A)
In this lesson, students read quotes and background on European Americans that exemplify their giving traditions. Students listen and summarize passages, and then illustrate one person's view or experience and place the illustration and quote on a classroom...
Unit: Go, Johnny, Go!
Students will define philanthropy and identify ways in which Johnny Appleseed acted as a philanthropist. After identifying ways in which they personally act as philanthropists, they will raise awareness of philanthropy in the school and home.
This lesson will focus learners' attention on the need to recognize and prevent (or find solutions to) prejudice based on cultural, ethnic, racial, gender, economic, age, social, ability or religious differences.
Students use visual literacy skills to talk about an artistic image. They listen respectfully to the different opinions and perspectives of their classmates. The students identify a need at their school and create a simple image that tells others to think differently or take action to...
The learners will discover and understand that they have roles to play as civic participants and that by doing so, they too can make a difference.
Students gain empathy and use language to describe the mixed feelings that come with being new to a community. They watch and discuss video clips and compare character traits. Then they read a book and discuss how the book guides them to welcome new students to the classroom as the year...
Students will listen and respond to a story about a young girl who creates a special “rose garden.” Her boundless energy, giving spirit and continued optimism are infectious and help to unite her neighborhood in the spirit of giving and cooperation.
Learners will recognize the structural characteristics of bulbs, corms and rhizomes. They will describe acts of philanthropy and analyze why people give to others of their time, talent and treasure.
Learners will identify qualities that exemplify philanthropists and recognize those qualities in a local philanthropist.