The learners will conduct an in-depth biographical investigation of a philanthropist and evaluate the significance of his/her contribution to the common good.
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Unit: Make That Change
Students read the metaphors of their classmates and copy strong words and phrases that help define trustworthiness. They identify traits of people they know and themselves, and write a definition of trustworthy.
Unit: Each One, Teach One
Learners write early childhood creative books to present to new mothers or the local school library/media center to be read by very young children. They summarize their observations and feelings in their Learning Logs and reflect on the concepts of philanthropy, stewardship, advocacy,...
Learners will identify qualities that exemplify philanthropists and recognize those qualities in a local philanthropist. They will recognize the local philanthropist by creating a newspaper article for inclusion in the local paper.
Teacher Note: Prior to teaching this lesson, the...
The students use clay to create functional forms for everyday use. They plan a fundraiser at which they sell their pottery. The money raised is donated to the soup kitchen they visited earlier in the unit....
Unit: TeachOne for Earth Day
Students get outside and play in nature and recognize the beauty of diverse living things in their environment. Their service project is to take action to protect nature and share nature with someone else.
This lesson guides students to pursue an intergenerational friendship. Through literature, students also recognize the joy of sharing time, talent, and/or treasure—something kind and unexpected–with people about whom they care. Through literature students recognize the richness of developing...
The purpose of this lesson is to assist students in identifying ways the different sectors have demonstrated community stewardship through philanthropy.