Global Education: Why Learn? (K-2)

Unit of 3 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
K
1
2
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Arts Education
Issue Area: 
Global
Focus Question 

 What activities promote learning and the common good of a classroom community? 

 

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Unit Overview 

Through discussion and a game, children identify the value of education to individuals and the community. Children hear a true story about a woman who performs a brave act for the common good. Children learn facts about learning around the globe.

Service Experience 
Children hold a Read-In in order to gather books to donate to an organization that distributes books to children in need. Allow the students to help with the planning and specifics of the book drive and donation.
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