Students will understand the vocabulary of philanthropy and the importance of the tradition of philanthropy to the community and civil society.
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This lesson will emphasize that beliefs influence our actions. Students will research contemporary examples of individuals acting philanthropically in accordance with a Core Democratic Value.
Unit: Whose Job Is It?
Unit: Protect Your Melon
Learners will learn about the need for bicycle safety through understanding and relating the five basic rules of bicycle safety to others in the community. Learners will become aware of the basic vocabulary associated with philanthropy as they prepare for their service activity.
This lesson looks at the three amendments to the Constitution that extended voting rights to more citizens. Youth discuss the effectiveness and purpose of voting, and they take action to make a difference, such as making colorful posters reminding adults to vote or raising...
Students are introduced to the concept of responsible citizenship and how philanthropy helps achieve responsible citizenship.
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.