When life is at its most difficult and grief is great, a generous sacrifice can move the spirit toward life again. In these folktales, two Inuits face death with a truly generous spirit.
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Students read and learn about a group, IMPUHWE (means compassion in Kinyarwanda), that supports girls’ education in Rwanda. They compare and contrast attributes of school systems across the globe.
The purpose of this unit is to learn the term “reduce” as it pertains to trash and the environment. They will do this by hearing the story, The Wartville Wizard. Learners will brainstorm ways that they can reduce trash and why it is important. They will also review what the term...
The learners analyze many variations of the Golden Rule and relate it to the concept of philanthropy and the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.
In this lesson students collaborate within their groups to bring their project and solution to fruition. This solution will be revised and practiced several times before it is presented and implemented.
Unit: Healthy Food Choices
Students learn about food choices as needs or wants. They read a book and discuss healthy choices. They discuss why is not always good to have everything you want. They discuss the foods we need to have healthy bodies and minds. Students create healthy food choice plates and share them to...
Unit: Our Land
Motivated by the song "This Land is Your Land," learners locate areas on a U.S. map and discuss the definitions of community, philanthropy, and volunteer. They picture themselves as volunteers, helping others.
Using the school custodian as a resource, learners investigate the issues of litter and trash within the common areas of their school community. They work together to resolve these issues and create a plan for ongoing cleanup, engaging the whole school in the philanthropic efforts.