The lesson purpose is to have learners identify individual, family, peer and community needs through collecting, analyzing and evaluating data. The class will produce a community needs map based on their group evaluations and align it to a list of community service sites and locations. They will...
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To share stories of experiences in philanthropy with community members.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty
This lesson may be used with units where students study other countries of the world. In addition to the usual study of climate, resources, and physical and human characteristics of the place being studied, learners will investigate philanthropy, especially related to community solutions to...
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Note: This lesson also includes some Spanish Standards.
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