Learners define caring through discussion of examples and writing an acrostic.
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Unit: Character Education: Caring (Grade 6)
Unit: Generosity of Spirit Folktales
This lesson introduces the type of folklore known as folktales. Young people identify the traits of folklore found in cultures across the world, including the common theme of "philanthropic giving."
Unit: A Voice for Children
Youth learn about basic human rights and discuss whether everyone deserves these rights. In addition, they reflect on examples of human kindness and collective action for the common good.
Unit: Roots of Philanthropy (Elementary)
Youth Activity: Participants will discover that sharing and trust are important parts of philanthropic action. See the handout for supplemental faith-based discussion questions.
“The point is not to pay back kindness but to pass it on.” ~Julia Alvaraz...
Unit: Beautiful Me
Children recognize an act of philanthropy in literature and discuss ways to make the world more beautiful with acts of philanthropy.
Unit: Community Philanthropy
Create a past, present, and future timeline of personal philanthropy. ...
Unit: Character Education: Caring (Grade 7)
Learners read and discuss a story about an act of caring. They brainstorm five ideas for simple acts of caring that make a difference to at least one person.
Unit: Character Education: Integrity (Grade 6)
Learners look at different scenarios and explore the pros and cons of acting with integrity when no one is watching. ...
Learners read a brief description of the tough choice Frederik de Klerk faced as a leader in South Africa. They look at the strength needed to act with integrity when the pressure tells us to conform.
Unit: Humans and Nature Flourishing Together
Using the inspiration of Amanda Gorman’s poem “Earthrise,” participants consider what it means to act in ways that honor the Earth. Individuals identify and publicly commit to take action that works to help humans and nature flourish together....