Unit Overview 

Everyone has special talents and abilities, and they may be used to make a difference in our life and the lives of others. Students also learn about homelessness from a homeless person ’s point of view. Although written for a Catholic Elementary School, this unit may be easily adapted for public school use.

Service Experience 
In the first lesson, students will assess their own talents and choose one to demonstrate to the class. Teacher will challenge the students to share their talent in some way outside the class. In Lesson Four: Why Volunteer? the students will explore and choose ways to volunteer in the community.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
This I Can Do!
Lesson 1 of 5
Grades: 
3
4
5

This lesson will help students understand the importance of sharing their talents with others. While written for a Catholic Elementary School, this lesson may be easily adapted for public school use .

Unit: 
This I Can Do!
Lesson 3 of 5
Grades: 
3
4
5

This lesson will look at a day in the life of a homeless person and offer students a different point of view. It will demonstrate the importance of social justice and encourage students to adopt values and actions that help other people. While written for a Catholic Elementary School, this lesson may be easily adapted for public school use.