Building Blocks of a Community

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
Language Arts
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Focus Question 

What does it mean to be part of a community?

Photo credit: Small Town Gazebo by Andy is licensed under CC by 2.0


Unit Overview 

Youth analyze and define the concept of community. They identify benefits and sacrifices involved in actions for the common good in their role as citizens.

Service Experience 
Youth may visit and buddy up with children to share the book Have you Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud. This book gives a simple and inspiring message about the power of kindness in making the world a better place. This service promotes philanthropy in the community by encouraging young children to be philanthropists.
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