Powerful Words Unite Us in Service

Unit of 3 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
K
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5
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Social-Emotional Learning
Issue Area: 
Diverse people
Focus Question 

Does the conflict we face stem from being afraid of things we don't understand? What is required to show respect for someone different?

Unit Overview 

This lesson was designed by a high school classroom that was motivated by a quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. They tried to envision a project centered on driving out hate in their community by showing love. 

Service Experience 
Student teams bring a decorated poster into a public area, and use words, love, and light to unite people in the community. 
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Powerful Words Unite Us in Service
Lesson 1 of 3
Grades: 
K
1
2
3
4
5

Students examine things they fear and how they feel about them. Then they talk about moving beyond fear by learning more about something. They analyze quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr, about being open and inclusive. They design posters to teach others about what they learned.