To introduce the four sectors of a civil society: government, market, nonprofit and household.
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Unit: Poetry of Giving (The)
The purpose of the lesson is to show students how the poetic conventions of rhythm, rhyme, refrain, alliteration and onomatopoeia create the sounds of poetry. Students will use poetry to learn about a humanitarian who began a nonprofit organization with world-wide consequences.
Unit: Philanthropy is "Phun"
Students will learn how to participate in a needs assessment for their local community.
The learner will experience the process of identifying needs of the community and making decisions based on the urgency of those needs. They will also experience the planning process that occurs when developing steps to alleviate the need....
Unit: Bridging the Gap
Students will understand the concept of philanthropy and be aware of its presence in the community. While written for a Christian Middle School, the lesson may be easily adapted for public school use.