This I Can Do (4th Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Hunger (poverty)
Focus Question 

How does a community form to address issues for the common good? 


Photo Credit:  Friends at Baby Shower by Emily is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

Through the picture book "The Garden of Happiness," students learn about communities united in working for the common good. It demonstrates the importance of civic virtue and encourages students to think about the value of working together to solve community problems.

Service Experience 
 Students look for ways to beautify their neighborhood and community and plan a way to make a difference. 
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