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Tenth graders reflect on their involvement in the school community. They update a Citizenship Goal. Students are given a list of activities. They write at least one goal. Students are asked what it means to a member of a community.
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Building Community Online
Why do people spend so much time on social networking websites? Class members can discover the answer to this question and learn about community through a series of activities. After exploring social media sites, pupils discuss how to...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Building a Community of Trust
Barrio de Paz is the story of Nelsa Libertad Curbelo, a nun, who works with the gang youth of Guayaquil, Ecuador. The 17-minute documentary focuses on her explanations for the rise of gangs and for how gang culture reflects societal values.
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Relocating Residents: The Impact of Housing on Community
Sama Maydani and Sarah Kuck's film, Even the Walls, that explores the benefits and drawbacks of gentrification in downtown Seattle, asks viewers to consider how houses, apartment buildings, and outdoor spaces can be designed to build a...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Documentary Film Screening
Watching documentaries is a good way to become well-informed about important issues. Middle and high schoolers organize a screening of a chosen documentary that describes current crises around the world, including homelessness, hunger,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Creating a Welcoming School and Community
The final activity in a unit study of immigration and human rights asks class members to design a project for their school that builds support for immigrant classmates. To prepare for this project, individuals use what they have learned...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
An Introduction to Robert Putnam's Bowling Alone
How important is connectedness in a community? Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert Putnam details the early 21st century theory of the decreased value of social capital. A short analysis video takes...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Your Place in the Community
Learners identify their beliefs and values and compare how these values relate to those of their community. They then determine how their values affect the roles they play in different situations. A quiz about values and beliefs...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Philanthropy in Your Community
Students brainstorm how an action to benefit others is a type of philanthropy. They identify the commonwealth approach to philanthropy, plan and carry out a philanthropic action in their community and reflect how their action qualifies...
9th - 12th English Language Arts