Using the themes and content of geography, learners examine and demonstrate knowledge of cultural elements and traditions of selected nations of the world and how they impact philanthropy and stewardship in world regions.
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Unit: Around the World
Students reflect on what symbols and words communicate who they are. They design a T-shirt that reflects their personality, thoughts, and ideas. This represents their role in a world or community they make better by their actions....
The students will review the concept of philanthropy through viewing a logo. They will design original logos that represent philanthropy and related ideas. They will explore philanthropic behavior as it relates to the arts.
To help students realize their responsibility to contribute to the community in positive ways.To introduce others to the value of the service learning project.
Unit: Raising Resources
Students will determine which community need should have greatest priority. Once a priority need has been determined, working as teams, students will research organizations that meet the community need. The research process will use a student-generated list of questions. Finally, students will...
Unit: Poetry of Giving (The)
Students will use metaphor, simile and personification to create imagery in their writing and recognize philanthropy in poetry. The learners will also become familiar with the poet laureates, Billy Collins and his writing.
This lesson is intended to involve the learners in a recycling project prompted and stimulated by their research as well as the results from the surveys conducted in Lesson One. In addition, the learners will be challenged to motivate others and provide an opportunity for others to also become...