Learners will identify examples of philanthropy in history and compare them to the giving of some modern day philanthropists and foundations. Students commit to a "random act of kindness" plan....
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Learners will understand the meaning of the term "philanthropy" and the qualities that philanthropists share, especially good character and personal virtue.
Unit: Bridging the Gap
This lesson will expose students to philanthropic needs and actions in literature and evaluate them in an essay. While written for a Christian Middle School, the lesson may be easily adapted for public school use.
Unit: Philanthropy in Action
Students have been looking for acts of philanthropy in the newspaper and in literature. In this lesson, they focus on finding (and performing) acts of philanthropy in the school and local community. They write newspaper-style articles about the acts of philanthropy that they observe or perform....
To allow students to demonstrate their understanding of the concept of philanthropy using sports heroes and develop their personal profile on philanthropy.
In this lesson, students form groups that have similar interests/issues.Together they evaluate possible solutions based on their research to determine the pros and cons of each solution. Working collaboratively and using a decision-making matrix, they pick one solution as a group to create...