Self-Sufficiency and the Community
Students read "The Oxcart Man" by Donald Hall and discuss the individualism and self-sufficiency presented in the story. They research the program Habitat for Humanity and consider how it requires the recipients to work together with volunteers.
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Fruits and Vegetables for Health
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K - 12th English Language Arts
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Philanthropy in History Lesson 3: Self-sufficiency And the Community
Young scholars study the characteristic of self-sufficiency in people that lived during Colonial times. They investigate the contemporary movement of Habitat for Humanity. They listen to the story of Donald Hall's, The Oxcart Man and...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts