Learners will compare and contrast the contributions of the “community champion” nominees who have left a legacy that will benefit the common good and last beyond their own lives. The nominees will be in three categories of giving to examine: family, school and the local community. With the...
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Lack of awareness plays a role in perpetuating racism and prejudice. Learners identify ways they can advocate for tolerance, justice, and kindness.
Students will become informed about needs within the local community. Using personal experience as members of the community and information provided by a knowledgeable person in the community, students will decide where the need is greatest. Because scarcity of resources requires careful...
Through pictures, provocative questions, group discussion, and video, students explore what a refugee is, what his or her life is like, and how people can help them feel welcome and get the tools they need to survive in a new home.
In this lesson, students analyze and define the concept of community. The students identify benefits and sacrifices involved in actions for the common good in their role as citizens.
Students examine the possibilities for philanthropy in the many communities to which they belong from family to national. They learn about some nationally recognized philanthropists and their contributions of time, talent, or treasure. ...
Even the smallest things, when shared, can be examples of philanthropy. In the folktale, "A Drum," a poor boy gives away his meager possessions when the need arises and receives a great gift in the end. The question of one’s being naturally generous is discussed. In the Palestinian folktale, "Ma...
Unit: Heroes and Their Impact
This lesson will introduce the children to a hero whose actions changed the course of history. Students will describe what they learned about being a hero and relate some of the characteristics of heroes to a personal hero.
To help students understand topics related to grantmaking and philanthropy through the experiences and perspectives of members of local philanthropic organizations.