Students will learn appropriate behavior in a group setting and will perform philanthropic acts of kindness, which contribute to the common good.
Students will create class rules by determining what they would like their classroom to look like, feel like, and sound like in order for it to be a safe, fair, and fun learning environment. They will come to a consensus about what behaviors will lead to this goal, and what the consequences should be for not demonstrating the behaviors.
Students will take turns, show respect for the work of others, and cooperatively build a project.
Students will cooperate in a class project by each providing an ingredient.
Students will demonstrate that a group effort will solve certain problems better than an individual effort.
Students will increase their respect for nature through kind acts. They will discuss ecology, recycling, and how their environment affects them.
Students will demonstrate that gifts do not need to be bought. They will brainstorm "kindness" types of gifts, such as a service or a homemade creation.