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#GivingTuesday is just over one month away! We have lessons to help you and your students get involved in the global movement.

Choose from four K-12 adaptable lesson plans written for you, by teachers just like you, that infuse the themes of philanthropy and ideas for #GivingTuesday #Teach1 service-learning projects!


1,700 lessons to inspire and equip K-12 students to use their hearts and minds to impact their world and themselves

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1,700 lessons to inspire and equip K-12 students to use their hearts and minds to impact their world and themselves

You don’t have to adopt a new curriculum. Simply replace one of your current lessons with a standards-aligned lesson infused with philanthropy. Come back again to find lessons about civil society, giving time and talent, issues kids care about, justice, and stewardship.  

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  • Unit: 
    Keeping Our Pets Safe in an Emergency
    Grades 
    3
    4
    5

    This lesson is designed to help the learners understand how important it is to be prepared for an emergency situation and how it relates to animal welfare.

  • Unit: 
    Disaster Relief - Power, Generosity and Leadership! (9-12)
    Grades 
    9
    10
    11
    12

    Learners will research problems caused by a natural disaster and cite examples of aid provided in an effort to help those devastated populations. They will investigate the role of the four economic sectors in responding to the needs.

  • Unit: 
    Disaster Relief - You Can Count On Me! (3-5)
    Grades 
    3
    4
    5

    This lesson introduces learners to opportunities to respond to a natural disaster. The lesson will introduce vocabulary terms spend, save, and donate.

  • Grade Levels: 
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12

    In this two-session lesson, students are introduced to the VING video project. They have the opportunity to create a brief video as an application to award someone they admire $1,000 as a needed boost.

  • Unit: 
    Comics and Cartoons of a Civil Society (10th Grade)
    Grades 
    9
    10
    11
    12

    Learners gain awareness of the attributes of justice, kindness, peace and tolerance in a civil society as they search for examples in political cartoons and newspaper comic strips.

  • Unit: 
    Phil's Community Connections
    Grades 
    3
    4
    5

    Students research a Nobel Peace Prize winner to gain understanding of his/her philanthropic contribution to our global community. Students present their research on a display board and share the information on a family night.

  • Unit: 
    Sharing and Caring Across Generations
    Grades 
    K
    1
    2

    Through multiple visits to a retirement home, or by inviting seniors to visit the classroom, students will learn effective communication, sensitivity to people of different generations and shared experiences while sharing ideas about the common good and stewardship.

  • Unit: 
    Citizenship
    Grades 
    K
    1
    2

    Throughout history America has been seen as a land of freedom and opportunity. This lesson will explore the history of why and how people came to America.

  • Unit: 
    Our Constitutional Connection
    Grades 
    3
    4
    5

    Literature and art will be used to describe how the Constitutional Convention resulted in the writing of a new Constitution for the United States. Students will use Articles I, II and III to describe how the federal government is constructed and the work of the three branches of government.

  • Unit: 
    Power of One—Everyday Heroes for the Common Good (The)
    Grades 
    6
    7
    8

    Students will discover senior citizens in history who were heroes. They will then see how senior citizens can be considered everyday heroes in the community and will determine what kinds of everyday heroes make a difference in the lives of seniors.

  • Unit: 
    Communities in Crisis (6-8)
    Grades 
    6
    7
    8

    Learners will construct a questionnaire as a needs assessment tool to determine the roles of senior citizens in their community during World War II. Learners will interview the seniors at a local seniors' residence to obtain primary source information.

  • Unit: 
    Philanthropy—Essential to a Democratic Society
    Grades 
    9
    10
    11
    12

    Students will use national and state documents (Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, Federalist Papers # 10, state constitution) to find support for philanthropy.

  • Unit: 
    We the People... Project
    Grades 
    9
    10
    11
    12

    Students compare the actions of early leaders to their own responsibility to be civically responsible. This discussion and writing activity helps students clarify the citizen's role in philanthropy as voluntary action for common good.

  • Unit: 
    Different! Diverse! Dynamic! (3-5)
    Grades 
    3
    4
    5

    How can our positive and negative behaviors affect others who we perceive as different from us? Through reflection on the story Thank You, Mr. Falker, students explore empathy and respect for diversity of people and talents.

  • Unit: 
    Art as Advocacy
    Grades 
    9
    10
    11
    12

    The learners will view works of art that advocate for social change. They will recognize that art can influence social change. The learners will select an issue of human rights and create a work of art that represents the issue.

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