Students will discover that philanthropy is often a corporate act.
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Students will play a matching game on teams to expose them to or reinforce their familiarity with many of the terms associated with philanthropy.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty
Unit: Closer to the Ground
This lesson will develop understanding of philanthropy through definition and actions. Activities for students to get to know themselves and their classmates, utilizing concepts of philanthropy, will provide learners with meaningful opportunities for later service learning projects.
Learners will understand the meaning of “philanthropy,” associated concepts, and the qualities that philanthropists share, especially those qualities of character and personal virtue.
Students will gain a basic understanding of philanthropic characteristics and apply them to their lives.
To continue the study of philanthropist John D. Rockefeller’s influence on American culture.