Students discover that corporations often give generously to support community causes, programs, and issues. They look and listen for names of companies that donate or sponsor efforts to make a better world and research the local companies that give back.
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Play matching games on teams to gain familiarity with 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.
The purpose of this lesson is for learners to apply their knowledge of the environmental impact of impervious surfaces in their community and propose alternative solutions.