Students experience empathy for people who are homeless by listening to a song and completing the “I Am’ poem assignment....
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Students will think of ways that they can be (or have been) philanthropists. A puppet or doll tells about going to a soup kitchen and gets the students excited about providing food for a soup kitchen. A variety of multidisciplinary centers focus on soup kitchens. At the end of the lesson,...
This lesson introduces the students to concepts about homelessness, hunger and philanthropy. A story about a Chinese boy who chooses to give his precious four dollars ("lucky money") to a homeless man sets the tone for initial discussions about selflessness, small ways to help and hunger....
Students learn about the issue of homelessness and take action to address the issue.
This lesson will look at a day in the life of a homeless person and offer students a different point of view. It will demonstrate the importance of social justice and encourage students to adopt values and actions that help other people. While written for a Catholic Elementary School...
Through a study of the Orphan Train in social studies and language arts, students gain an understanding of the historic roots related to homeless children in American society and the philanthropic efforts made to improve the conditions of these children.
Individuals and nations who struggle with poverty and hunger do so as a result of many factors, including cost of living, environmental impact, societal pressures and social service support that are available.
Students will identify how the Orphan Train was an example of a philanthropic effort to aid children who are homeless, and investigate how that philanthropic effort continues today.