Taking a Stand for the Good of Others

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
9
10
11
12
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Fairness
Focus Question 

What is a world citizen's responsibility to promote and advocate for justice and kindness? 

 

Photo Credit  A silent protest against the occupation of Tibet, with some teens having a nice time in the foreground by hissingteakettle is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

Students read about Rosa Parks and her philanthropic act in the form of protesting an unjust/unfair situation. Students analyze violent situations and propose nonviolent solutions.

Service Experience 
Students promote justice and kindness in a nonviolent way as a service project that addresses a need for change.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Taking a Stand for the Good of Others
Lesson 1 of 1
Grades: 
9
10
11
12

 Students read about Rosa Parks and evaluate how her protest of an unjust and unfair situation was philanthropic in nature. Students analyze violent situations and propose nonviolent solutions. They learn that there are 198 methods of non-violent protests that can be used to fight injustice.