Learners will discover the definition of trust in an interactive way.
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Unit: How the Cookie Crumbles
Learners will develop a working knowledge of the vocabulary associated with philanthropy and awareness of the rich history of philanthropy in the United States.
Unit: Let's Make Lemonade
This lesson will develop understanding of philanthropy through definition and actions. Activities for students to get to know themselves and their classmates, utilizing concepts of philanthropy, will provide learners with meaningful opportunities for later service learning projects.
Unit: Giving from the Heart
Unit: Writers as Activists
Students will identify causes that they care about and use writing as a tool to make a difference, using the persuasive writing techniques that they identified in previous lessons, by either writing to a lawmaker or a letter to the editor of a newspaper.
Using literature and research, learners will identify acts of philanthropy that occurred during the Civil War era.
Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
In this lesson, students define "pay it forward" and watch a movie (or movie clips) from the movie Pay it Forward. They compare the concept of paying it forward (serial reciprocity) with the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. Then they brainstorm issues and campaigns they can address to...