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Freedom to Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's something unusual and thoughtful: have your scholars do some pensive reflection themselves before tackling how such meditative techniques are used in prison rehabilitation programs. They watch the "Path of Freedom" video found...
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“Everyone Else Does It!” Ethics Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you have good ethics? How about good morals? Scholars investigate the role business ethics, morals, and values play in society. Through role play, group work, and readings, they uncover the basis behind the importance of being...
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Meeting Human Needs

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How to meet the needs of people around the globe—a question many ask. The fifth in a six-part series about human population and its effects on the globe, the eye-opening instructional activity includes discussion, a homework activity,...
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Attributes of a Civil Society

For Teachers 9th Standards
What makes a society civil? High school freshmen search for examples of justice, kindness, peace, and tolerance in news media and brainstorm how they can promote these attributes in their schools, communities, and world. The well-rounded...
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Action Through Art

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How can we make the world a better place? Help your class members become world citizens, active in philanthropy and the community around them. Use a comic book (included) to discuss the idea of philanthropy. Then, using the superhero...
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Heroes with Heart

For Students 8th
This resource provides a lesson that will have learners explain how women and minority figures worked for the common good of their community.
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The Important Thing About Reading

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Third through fifth graders discover the importance of reading and plan a service project to provide books to children. First, they read the book The Important Book and then they brainstorm about the importance of reading. Afterward,...
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We Are the Government

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students read primary documents to find the motivations of the founding fathers of the United States. In this primary documents lesson, students discuss the meaning of the Preamble to the Constitution, read parts of the Constitution...
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Habits of the Mind

For Students 6th - 12th
An informative one-page resource details the 16 Habits of Mind. Habits encourage positive problem-solving, self-awareness, creativity, and dedication—lifelong skills that can be used in both academic and social settings. 
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Stitching Truth Lesson One: What is Civil Society?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders create a working definition of civil society.  In this US History lesson, 9th graders create a list of terms that help make up the term civil society.  Students examine the case study of life in Pinochet's Chile.
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Heroes With Heart

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study women and minority figures who have contribute to the common good of civil society. In this women and minority figure lesson, students listen to a recording of "Hero" by Mariah Carey. They work in small groups to research...
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Making a Difference

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners create a plan to better their school. In this civil service lesson, students will deepen their understanding of the term "philanthropy" by reflecting on Martin Luther King, Jr's "I Have a Dream" speech and a quote by John F....
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Philanthro What?: LEAGUE Philanthropy Lesson

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study the vocabulary and concept of philanthropy in a democratic society. In this philanthropy vocabulary lesson plan, 5th graders examine traditions associated with good deeds and learn the vocabulary associated with...
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Meeting Needs Four Ways: The Drive (6th)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the U.S. economic sectors and their philanthropic role in communities. In this civil society lesson, students brainstorm and classify businesses in their community. Students discuss the for-profit, nonprofit, government...
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Character Education: Self-Discipline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the importance of self-discipline in their lives and their society. In this self-discipline instructional activity, students complete a 'Jeopardy' game about discipline. Students brainstorm about positive and negative...
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The Important Thing About Reading

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students participate in a book reading service project. In this service project lesson, students share collected books with a partner school or organization. Students communicate their feelings about the service project in written form.