Students will look at factors to consider when deciding where to purchase materials for carrying out a philanthropic action which will benefit the community.
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Unit: Philanthropy in Action
Unit: All for One
Learners will reflect upon what it means to be excluded or disrespected in a community and will develop a school climate survey to identify individuals or groups in their school community who feel excluded or disrespected.
Unit: Let's Make Lemonade
The students respond to A Chair for my Mother by identifying ways families save and spend money. They will then identify how savings can accumulate over a period of time....
Students will identify some community and school needs. They will respond to literature about being a good person and making a difference. Working as a group, the students select a philanthropic project, formulate a plan, and execute that plan to address the need....
Unit: Beautiful Me
The students respond to the text of Miss Rumphius and write a class book about actions to make the world more beautiful. Students learn that volunteering time, talent, or treasure for the common good involves choice, commitment, and inspiration. ...
Students examine the meaning of and examples of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination. They reflect on ways that stereotypes develop and have the potential to turn into discrimination....
Unit: Be the Change: Violence
Discover elements of philanthropy within their community and state during and immediately after World War II. Determine philanthropy in their community and state today and create a manual to donate to the school library.
Students will discuss in what ways the groups Carly met showed a lack of acceptance. They will recall how Carly was treated by the groups she met while searching for safety. The students will observe the LEGO: Spot The Refugee poster and discuss what they see. They will describe the group and...