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10 resources with the keyterm civil society

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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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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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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.