Students read and discuss the folktale "The Drum," a folktale from India. Students determine the central message of selfless giving (giving without expectation of reward) and write and produce a play that communicates that message clearly. They perform it for an appropriate audience.
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In this lesson the learners will identify state and national laws that provide for the humane treatment of animals. They will share their findings concerning the laws that regulate the use and treatment of animals and grow in their understanding of and appreciation...
To help students understand the challenges of feeding a family a healthy meal on a limited budget.
This mini-course provides a brief overview of everything you need to know about the nonprofit sector. You will learn about the role that the sector plays in society, how and why people work or volunteer in the sector, issues within nonprofit organizations, and how to empower youth with participation in the nonprofit sector.
Learners will analyze literary characters in five European folktales, focusing particularly on strong female characters. They will analyze what small acts of kindness contribute to both the giver and receiver and determine a path of personal giving through random acts of kindness.
The best service-learning projects are related to classroom instruction, involve youth voice and choice, address a researched need, and work with local resources.
Students will use metaphor, simile and personification to create imagery in their writing and recognize philanthropy in poetry. The learners will also become familiar with the poet laureates, Billy Collins and his writing.
This Mini-Course provides a background for teaching the Urban EdVenture course or for anyone introducing the concepts of philanthropy, leadership, and teambuilding to youth. Gain knowledge, skills, and approaches to provide youth with a basic understanding of philanthropy, nonprofit organizations, and the needs of their community.