Rules for the Common Good

Unit of 3 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Civil society
Focus Question 

 What is an individual's responsibility to the common good? 


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Unit Overview 

Students work together to develop a set of classroom rules and an understanding of how rules can meet the needs of the common good.

Service Experience 
After working with the class to establish and illustrate a set of rules that meet the needs of the common good in the classroom, students will create a poster of a school rule and post it as a reminder to the rest of the school of the benefits of following the rules.
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