Students learn about the philanthropic work of Jane Addams.
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To increase students' understanding of philanthropy by tracing the origin and history of a nonprofit organization.
In this lesson the students prepare for their visit to the retirement home. First the students create and use a personal timeline and questionnaire to write their autobiographies to be used as the author page in the Living History Book. The class will work together to come up with questions to...
Unit: Philanthropy is "Phun"
The purpose of this lesson is to connect philanthropic acts of individuals to crises during the Holocaust, specifically the Warsaw Ghetto. Learners will apply strategies of philanthropy to current issues of human rights abuses. Learners will identify philanthropic themes of community building....
Unit: Philanthropy in History
Students will recognize that philanthropy is a vital part of the African American History through the roles individuals played in the Underground Railroad.
Students recognize that babies come into the world with unknown potential. Babies born today grow up to "know a different world" than the elderly people students met in the previous lesson. Students look at the known and unknown parts of a timeline.
Learners will cite philanthropic historical events and place them on a timeline. They will focus on events in which the nonprofit sector was used to make positive changes in society.