Students will recognize time, talent, and treasure as components of stewardship and philanthropy. While written for a Catholic Elementary School, the lesson may be easily adapted for public school use.
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Unit: Encouraging Volunteerism
Through the use of a fable, learners will understand that the giving of their time, talent and treasure will improve the quality of life in their communities.
Unit: Road Less Traveled (A)
This lesson raises learner awareness regarding the use of feelings as a reflection tool when thinking about past events or experiences (acts of kindness). Students use reflection as a learning tool before, during and after an Academic Service-Learning project....
Unit: Phil's Garden of Good
Unit: Poetry of Giving (The)
Students will understand that you find poetry everywhere: lyrics to songs, commercials and rap. They will also realize that philanthropic themes are often found in poetry.
Unit: How the Cookie Crumbles
Students will create a backdrop of all the students' hands linked together to show trust within the classroom. This will be used later in the Unit. This activity is designed to keep the students focused on trusting one another.
Students will evaluate their learning about philanthropy and the service project by completing a written reflection on their experience. The reflection will not be just a recap but a looking back to identify with "new eyes" those aspects of philanthropy that came to light through the...
Youth Activity: Participants discover how their time can equal dollars to help their community. See the handout for supplemental faith-based discussion questions.
“My call tonight is for every American to commit at least two years, or 4,000 hours, over the rest of your lifetime...