Learners examine their lives and ambitions and identify acts of “everyday philanthropy.” They come to better understand their personal traits and the impact these might have on their personal philanthropic involvement.
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Unit: My Country, My Community
Learners will describe requirements for naturalized citizens and explain how rights given to citizens also require civic responsibility. They will analyze the words of the National Anthem and update it with a new verse that includes today’s concept of freedom.
In this lesson the learners will develop an understanding of advocacy for the common good, and the humane treatment of animals. They will become familiar with what motivates people to become advocates, investigate the characteristics of all good advocates as well as...
This lesson will familiarize students with the Biblical passages that describe Adam’s responsibility to care for the Garden of Eden. Learners will develop an understanding of what this responsibility required of Adam and model this responsibility to nature by taking care of a garden of their own...
Unit: Philanthropy is "Phun"
Unit: What Does It Take?
Students will become aware of current issues in politics as well as the points of view of the candidates in regard to civic virtue and the creation of a civil society.
Unit: Raising Resources
Students will experience the pride of producing a finished book. They will realize the value of their contribution to the community. Finally, they will celebrate the hard work and efforts that made their project possible.
Unit: Encouraging Volunteerism
Through the use of a fable, learners will understand that the giving of their time, talent and treasure will improve the quality of life in their communities.