How can a literature project help build school-wide positive culture?
Students define and give examples of character traits in people and traits in action. In an effort to strengthen community, students draft and share a simple book about character traits. They learn the importance of their actions as playing a role in making a better climate in their community.
In an effort to strengthen community, students draft and share a book about a character traits. Students learn the importance of community by evaluating the traits required to make a community healthy and functional. Students will publish their completed books and share their works with others.
In an effort to make an awesome school year, students draft and share a simple book describing the strengths and needs at the school to challenge everyone to make the school great. They learn the importance of community/social capital by building positive experiences with students of different ages. The students publish the completed pattern book and share it with others.
In an effort to strengthen the notion that individual voluntary action can have a significant impact, students will create books where one key historical figure's actions turn from philanthropic to selfish. They will imagine what the world would be like in the absence of great deeds of generosity and character. The students illustrate with their imagination and words the impact of character and philanthropy to make a difference.