Students will be engaged in reflection of stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination related to physical and/or mental challenges. From a cognitive and affective perspective, students will be involved with activities to assist them in developing sensitivity to working in direct service projects...
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Children compare wants and needs and create a collage of wants and needs. Students clarify their understanding and interpretation of wants and needs as they compare their wants and needs with others in the room and in the world. They respond to the story...
Unit: Go, Johnny, Go!
Students will define philanthropy and identify ways in which Johnny Appleseed acted as a philanthropist. After identifying ways in which they personally act as philanthropists, they will raise awareness of philanthropy in the school and home.
Students view and discuss the DVD The Gift of All: a Community of Givers and identify the influences and attributes of the generous people interviewed. Students read, summarize, and report on short biographies of philanthropists. Students write journal reflections and create a four-...
Students utilize classroom learning and multimedia projects to identify key aspects of urban ecosystems and explore the concept of environmental justice locally and globally.
Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
The purpose of this lesson is to explore prejudices and to find ways that philanthropy can promote tolerance and sensitivity toward others.
Unit: Lucky Money: Penny Drive
Students learn vocabulary terms spend, save and donate; define philanthropy; and explore reasons why people choose to donate. This lesson may be used with a collection drive or penny drive to raise money or items to meet a community need.