Students will study the lives of those who contributed to the advancement of democracy or the common good.
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Unit: Philanthropy in History
Discover elements of philanthropy within their community and state during and immediately after World War II. Determine philanthropy in their community and state today.
Students will read information and determine whether or not Charles Loring Brace was indeed a philanthropist. After they have "profiled" Brace, they will write a paragraph about the characteristics of a philanthropist using Charles Loring Brace as an example.
Unit: Raising Resources
High school learners will design and present information from their historical narrative projects to other learners (elementary, middle or high school level). Learners will reflect on how the interview experience has affected their attitudes toward the elderly.
Native Americans are located geographically across the entire continent of North America. Their culture varies as much as their locations as they each have their own traditions. This lesson focuses on seven Native American groups and their folktales as they relate to generosity of the spirit...
In this lesson, students choose two causes or issues from a list of twelve causes or issues that they feel most concerned about. With those in mind, they explore how perseverance and doing their personal best are the most effective ways to address needs rather than looking at the short...
Students explore identity traits through some reflection and discussion activities. They discuss how a community is strengthened by similarities and differences among them. Each student writes a biographical poem using the provided template and their discussion notes.