After comparing and contrasting different cartoons, the learner uses cartooning as a means of public voice about political and social issues. Students create cartoons with their own social or political messages.
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Learners will be introduced to the concept of philanthropy, evaluate the role of philanthropy in the smooth functioning of government, and describe the role of families in shaping a democratic society.
The learners will review the fundamental democratic principles and beliefs of American democracy that unite a nation and promote the common good. They will look to their own school to apply them as a basis of positive character traits and philanthropic actions.
Unit: Philanthropy and You
Students examine the intent and reality of the orphan train and discuss whether it was an effective solution to child homelessness. They write and speak about the traits of someone who takes action for others and civil society. ...
Create a scenario that frames a problem and have students think about the role of the four sectors (private, public, independent, and family) to address problems.
The purpose of this lesson is to have students examine the importance of the philanthropic sector in upholding fundamental values. Students will draw conclusions by examining what our society would be like if the philanthropic sector were suddenly gone.
The purpose of this lesson is to give the students background information on how philanthropic organizations help to perpetuate the Core Democratic Values.