Students discuss the service legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The sixth grade students learn about obesity and healthy eating through the documentary "Super Size Me". The seventh grade students learn about environmental stewardship and its importance to the common good by viewing the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth". The eighth grade students watch the film "Gandhi" and compare and contrast the philosophies and work of Dr. King and Gandhi.
Focus Question: How does an individual use personal interests and strengths to impact the common good?
One 30 minute class period for Lesson 1 (Introduction) and one additional 30 to 60 minute class period for each additional lesson selected.
The learner will:
See individual lessons for benchmark detail.
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