DAY 1: Discuss problems that might arise in your future. What are some of the issues that your generation will have to face? Create a symbol of your neighborhood, city, state, country, or world. Identify various challenges the human race might face on the map of your community.
Define Charity. Discuss what charities are and how they might benefit the recipient and the person volunteering with that charity.
DAY 2: Begin exploring various resources for researching your charity. Head to the library or bring resources to the classroom. Use the resources in Big6+ Steps 2 & 3 to begin your exploration. Then fill out the note-taking sheet (Big6+ Step 4).
DAY 3: Continue your research and note-taking in your classroom or the library. Remember to include citations for all of the resources you use.
DAY 4: In your language arts classroom or the library, begin working on your final project (Big6+ Step 5).
DAY 5: In your language arts classroom, complete the self-evaluation for all steps in the Big6+ process.