Small Actions with Big Results (5th Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
3
4
5
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Literacy
Focus Question 

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

Unit Overview 

Students identify philanthropy in three different genres of literature: a play, a fable, and a parable. The students learn about community and helping others by addressing a need.

Service Experience 
 The students make friends with residents of a retirement community and build a relationship over a semester of visits and projects. 
Lessons in This Unit