The learners will analyze why nonprofit organizations are needed, especially when there are for profit and governmental institutions which do some of the same work. They will investigate an international and a local nonprofit which work to alleviate poverty in the community and describe the...
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Unit: Philanthropy in History
Learners will examine the ethical foundations of tolerance from the Torah and understand what it means in both the religious and social context.
Learners will build community through identifying and implementing an action plan addressing one issue as identified in the School Climate Survey.
Learners will find examples in literature of the simple act of doing something for the common good. They will research examples of philanthropists in colonial America.
The students will discover the importance of diverse roles of the four U.S. economic sectors (For Profit, Nonprofit, Government and Household) and how they meet the needs of the population. They will explore how these sectors work together to form a civil society.
The students compare and contrast the uses and aesthetics of dirt and pavement groundcover. They define permeable and impermeable ground surfaces and discuss the merits of each in relationship to the environment....
Students describe the characteristics of someone who helps their community and relate those qualities to the definition of philanthropy. They research individuals or organizations in their community who do voluntary or philanthropic work and send them thank-you letters or invitations to a...