Lessons


Use the links below to explore some of the key components of the World Citizenship/ Sustainability project.


What Makes a Global Citizen?

Essential and Guiding Questions for Global Citizenship Study

How Do People Live Around the World?

Lesson Part 1: How do People Live Around the World (Hungry Planet)
Lesson Part 2: How do People Live Around the World (Hungry Planet/ Material World)

Reading Three Cups of Tea

Week One: Introducing the book: Discussion and Reading Response Journal Questions
Week Two: Discussion and Reading Response Journal Questions
Week Three: Discussion and Reading Response Journal Questions
Week Four: Discussion and Reading Response Journal Questions

What Are the Qualities of A Hero?

Qualities of a Hero Essay

Mini-lesson: Writing an opening paragraph for Hero Essay
Mini-lesson: Writing body paragraphs for Hero Essay
Mini-lesson: Writing the conclusion for Hero Essay

What Do People Need to Thrive?

Lesson: Characteristics of a Good Life
Project: Recipe for a Good Life

Why Are Some Countries Poor?

Lesson: World Poverty (The Five P's of Poverty)
Lesson: World Poverty (Applied to Haiti)

Why is Credit Important to Building Sustainable Communities?

Lesson: Learning About the Role of Credit in Communities
Lesson: Learning About Muhammad Yunus

What is a Human Right?

Lesson: United Nations Children's Bill of Rights

MDGs

Lesson: Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
Lesson: Erin Dignam comes to speak about MDGs and the United Nations film 8

KIVA

Lesson: Exploring Kiva Website
Lesson: Fistful of Dollars Video (the story of a Kiva loan)
Lesson: Planning Fundraising Projects
Lesson: Using a Student Generated Loan Rubric
Lesson: Matt Flannery comes to speak about challenges and process of starting Kiva.org
Unit Assessment
Student Voices
Discussion: What We Learned