Unit Overview 

Young people grow involved in service by following the lead of service models and by taking action in a variety of projects. In this unit, students get inspiration from the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and get involved by growing and sharing flowers, and making and donating book covers and quilts that communicate a celebration of differences.

Service Experience 
  This unit contains three opportunities for student service: Good to Grow (Grade 3) - growing and donating flower plants Books Matter  (Grade 4) - create and donate book covers Tolerance Quilt  (Grade 5) - creating and donating quilts
Lessons in This Unit 
Grow Involved 3-5
Lesson 3 of 4

Students listen and respond to a nonfiction literature book The Librarian of Basra by Jeanette Winter. They discuss serving others and working for the good of the community. Students create book covers and donate them to a community organization.