This lesson explores the heroic actions of one American woman. Rosa Parks’s acts of philanthropy brought a community of people together for the common good and resulted in major social change in her community and in the nation. Students will identify the relationship of individual rights,...
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Unit: Rosa Parks (5th Grade)
Learners will illustrate how Jackie Joyner-Kersee is a motivator, both as an athlete and a philanthropist. She demonstrated acts of kindness for the common good through building youth centers across the nation.
In this lesson students will research the stories of individuals (motivations, background, values) who have received the Nobel Peace Prize and explain why they received it. They will analyze the importance of their actions for the common good.
Learners will describe the actions of citizens during the American Revolution as patriotic and philanthropic.
Learners will describe how communities were aided by the philanthropy of late nineteenth century industrialists.
Unit: Why Do People Give?
Unit: Grow Involved 3-5
Students listen and respond to a biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They discuss the importance of kind acts and service for others. They reflect on a quotation by Dr. King and apply it to their own lives....
Learners will develop an understanding of the importance of participating in active citizenship through their contributions to society. Benjamin Franklin will be highlighted as an example of a person who engaged in active citizenship.
This lesson is a celebration to culminate this intergenerational project. The students make a final visit to the senior center or retirement home where all the participants gather for a snack and a farewell celebration. Students give their published Living History Books to their senior friends....