Students will share their experiences volunteering for a philanthropic organization with others.
The students will write a business letter to the service professional organization they have chosen requesting information about the organization and its cause. This information will be the foundation for the research paper each student will write.
The purpose of this lesson is to introduce the students to the Social Action Project.
Students will be able to demonstrate the importance of promotion and advertising to recruit individuals to participate in a philanthropic organization.
Students will engage in a service learning activity, write about it in a journal, an essay and an observation report, and complete a project summarizing their experience. While written for a Christian Middle School, the lesson may be easily adapted for public school use.
The purpose of this lesson is to assist students in identifying ways the different sectors have demonstrated community stewardship through philanthropy.
Students will learn how to participate in a needs assessment for their local community.
Students will interact with older citizens in order to make intergenerational connections in the community, discover the wealth of history around us, and develop pride in and a sense of connection to our community.
Students will be introduced to the concept of philanthropy and the history of philanthropic deeds in Michigan's early history.