Learners will experience the places and services which Charles Hackley donated to Muskegon.
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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 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...
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. ...
The class will review the list of possible service projects from the previous lesson and those that they gathered with their families. After working in small groups, they will narrow the list to one or two projects through consensus. The teacher will explain that there are organizations that...
Unit: Community Impact
Students explore the choices they have and the influences that make up their identity. They choose a method of presentation to share a representation of their identities and how their identities contribute to the common good. ...