Learners will read the story "The Collared Crow" and identify whether motivation, symbolism and extreme emergency alter an act of philanthropy. They will determine if the cultures and geography of South Africa are represented in this folktale. Learners will read "A Story and a Song" and "...
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Students will use themes from Victor Hugos novel Les Miserables to help formulate answers to the essential questions, most specifically, the question: Can one person make a difference in making the world a better place?
Students will understand the impact that philanthropy has worldwide both locally and worldwide. The final experiential component will have students celebrating the good works of local philanthropists (Champions for the Common Good), and engaging in philanthropic activities themselves by planning...
Unit: Encouraging Volunteerism
Through the use of a fable, learners will understand that the giving of their time, talent and treasure will improve the quality of life in their communities.
Unit: Cinderella Stories (The)
In this lesson, the class compares a Native American version of the Cinderella story with other versions. Students explore the character traits of good and evil characters and discuss the meaning of good character. Students demonstrate what they have learned about fairy tales by writing original...