The students gain a background understanding of Habitat for Humanity as both a global and local organization. As advocates, they raise awareness of the issue of poverty and affordable housing in their community.
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Unit: Welcome Home
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.
We discuss the joy of giving, as well as various ways to give through doing kind acts for people in the community. We learn how GivingTuesday is a day of giving that combines efforts with others around the world to make a big difference. Children follow their own interestes to make someone smile...
The learners will view a video and pictures to understand the plight of refugees. They will compare and contrast their own lives with those of refugee children. They will define the words philanthropy and empathy and brainstorm ideas for acting philanthropically to addess the...
Students sequence the story of Carly. They view the "How Does It Feel?" poster and discuss their interpretation of its message. Students listen and respond to the true story of a reugee girl in the book The Whispering Cloth....
Inspired by stories of service, students gain understanding of philanthropy concepts and actions. They brainstorm acts of kindness and determine how they will contribute to the common good.
Students research and present information on the pros and cons of various types of renewable energy. Student groups make a plan to advocate for energy stewardship in the community.