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Unit: Philanthropy and You
To show how active citizens can make a difference in a community.
Unit: Philanthropy in History
Students will give examples of philanthropy as they relate to public libraries. The lesson also will demonstrate the importance of books in a democratic society.
Unit: Closer to the Ground
This lesson will define how individual subcultures make philanthropic contributions. It will define acts of philanthropy as they relate to each subculture. This lesson will allow students to make a contribution through an Academic Service-Learning project to one of the subcultures as a...
Unit: Raising Resources
Students examine the possibilities for philanthropy in the many communities to which they belong from family to national. They learn about some nationally recognized philanthropists and their contributions of time, talent, or treasure. ...
Students read about and discuss issues related to pollution, waste management, and recycling. They collect and analyze physical data about the type and amount of litter in a neighborhood park or region. They are challenged to come up with a plan to reduce the amount of litter in their...
Students learn the elements of the political process, such as advocating for candidates and current issues. The learners articulate how this action is a demonstration of responsible citizenship and how advocating for one's beliefs is a demonstration of a citizen's rights. Voting is a method to...
In this lesson, the students carry out their service plan to promote a positive school climate, then reflect on its impact and demonstrate their service-learning process to an audience.