Students will list and describe the characteristics of a good citizen relative to democracy.
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Sometimes you have to give up what you truly love to get what you really want. That can be a hard lesson when you have almost nothing. This lesson looks at who has the responsibility to be generous and what changes can come about because of one’s generosity. Through a second story one...
Unit: Philanthropic Literature
Introduces the ideas of honesty and responsible personal conduct. Exposes students to pictures of ethnic diversity. Increases listening comprehension and the use of critical thinking skills.
Introduces the idea of sharing in a situation where there is a scarcity of resources. Exposes students to the concept of tolerance of differences. Increases listening comprehension and the use of critical thinking skills.
Unit: Smiles Change the World
Unit: Encouraging Volunteerism
Learners will identify the ways citizens can become active participants in the community through political parties, interest groups, voting and providing public service. They will use the terminology of philanthropy and determine situations of need in the community to plan future service...
This lesson will explore the contributions made by Clara Barton to help those less fortunate. It will explore her efforts as a nurse and founder of the American Red Cross. This will be another example of the women from the Industrial Era making a difference through contributions to society. This...
Unit: Philanthropic Behavior
Americans not only have rights as citizens but also responsibilities. It is important for children to learn about these responsibilities at an early age. Students will be able to get along better in their classroom, neighborhood and community if they do their duty as good citizens.