Repairing the World (Private-Religious)

Unit of 3 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Arts Education
Issue Area: 
Focus Question 

What actions are helpful and kind and thereby make this world a better place? How can I fulfill my responsibility to partake in these activities? 


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Unit Overview 

This unit teaches students the responsibility of every individual to actively strive to make the world a better place, a concept known in Judaism as tikkun olam. Students examine ways in which people use their talents and skills to help othersboth in and outside the classroom: Being nice to one another and using speech in a positive way.

Service Experience 
In Lesson One, students plan and participate in a class project to help community members. In Lesson Two, students will be encouraged to participate in acts of kindness in and out of the classroom that demonstrate their appreciation of family members and friends. In Lesson Three, students will use speech in a positive way by complimenting their classmates.
Lessons in This Unit