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.
The purpose of the lesson is to show students how the poetic conventions of rhythm, rhyme, refrain, alliteration and onomatopoeia create the sounds of poetry. Students will use poetry to learn about a humanitarian who began a nonprofit organization with world-wide consequences.
The students will use their knowledge of philanthropy and poetic conventions to write original poetry about philanthropic giving.
Students will examine examples of discrimination, prejudice, and bias in countries around the world.
To gain active student involvement discussing an issue they find important.
The purpose of this lesson is to help students understand the process that is followed when preparing an appeal for aid. They will use the information gathered in the last lesson to prepare their presentation to a mock philanthropic organization.
The purpose of this lesson is to help students to better understand life in emerging nations and to investigate the needs of selected countries.
Students will use electronic media to prepare and present the information researched in the previous lesson. A comparison will be made between the lifestyles of the United States and a selected foreign country. Economic conditions, human-environment interaction and human rights will be compared and contrasted.
Students will share information gained during the interview process and reflect on the information learned and its personal impact.
We build empathy and respect for people and giving traditions by listening to stories and traditions of present-day Native Americans. Students practice listening and taking notes to capture key ideas.