Flowers and a Beautiful World (1st Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
K
1
2
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Science
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Environment
Focus Question 

What is each person's responsibility for environmental stewardship? 

 

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Unit Overview 

This lesson demonstrates to the learners that by enhancing and caring for the environment they are performing acts of philanthropy.Learners study the life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly and learn how it is dependent on the milkweed plant for survival.

Service Experience 
Students will brainstorm ideas to be stewards of the environment. This may include planting, weeding, cleaning garbage out of a natural place, bringing potted plants to people, or doing something related to beauty that you cannot see (love, kindness, clean air, etc.).
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