Students will define philanthropy and recognize philanthropic activities. Students will identify examples of philanthropy in literature.
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In the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, students identify the barriers and challenges to addressing an unfair situation. Given a list of ways to respond to unfair situations, students match ways to respond to possible unfair situations.
Learners will explore the human need for food and how it relates to hunger in the community and the world. Learners will propose alternative solutions through historical cases and current programs within their community. Learners will develop an awareness of and sensitivity to hunger issues in...
Unit: Foundations and You
The students examine the motivations and work of the painters Van Gogh and Gauguin who were driven by a need to benefit society through art. The students learn how artwork portrays ethnicity and then draw their own portraits to create a display of the diverse faces of the community....
Unit: Freedom to Choose
Students discuss what it feels like to not have a choice. They relate this experience to how the Pilgrims and other immigrants feel when they chose to come to the United States for democratic freedom.
This lesson is intended to involve the learners in a recycling project prompted and stimulated by their research as well as the results from the surveys conducted in Lesson One. In addition, the learners will be challenged to motivate others and provide an opportunity for those...
Unit: My Healthy Plate
This lesson introduces children to the reality of childhood hunger in their region. Students learn the difference between companies that are for profit and nonprofit and the types of work they do. Students also identify wants and needs.
This lesson introduces the Living History Project. We begin with sensitivity training, as a pre-service reflection and to help volunteers understand possible needs, disabilities, and attitudes of people with whom they will be working. The training should lead students to...