Each student will make a personal bank for home and decide how they will spend the money they collect—for saving, spending or donating. Bring the money the class collected to the charity of their choice (see Attachment One: Decision-Making Model from Lesson...
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Unit: You Can Bank on Me!
Unit: Cinderella Project
The students write letters to thank donors and sponsoring organizations. The students prepare, practice and present their completed project to a representative of the receiving organization.
Teacher Note: Several weeks prior to teaching this lesson, the...
Students will determine the specific skills needed to produce the chosen quilt then decide upon their own area of specialization. Labor will be divided and production will commence—assembly line style.
Raise learner's awareness and understanding of "homelessness" and difficulties people experience with poverty. The learners discuss the benefits of giving to others and reflect on ways they might address the needs of people living in poverty in their community.
This lesson focuses on eight levels of tzedakah (charity) that were identified by a great Jewish thinker known as Rabbi Moses Maimonides. Students will investigate various ways to give charity and gain an appreciation of how people give of their time, talent or treasure. They will...
Enable students to methodically assess their choice of philanthropic giving and decide where to make a $500 donation.
Learners will analyze the new philanthropists, who they are, what they give, who they give to, their personal qualities, and how they hold people and organizations accountable for their philanthropic efforts.
Students explore the issue of education as a right that not everyone has access to. Students plan and complete a service project to help expand access to education around the world.
This lesson will teach Maimonides’ (Rambam’s) Eight Levels of Charity as quoted in the Mishneh Torah, his book of Jewish laws and concepts. The learner will understand the Eight Levels of Charity, the reasons behind the hierarchy, and how these levels apply to today’s...
Learners research an issue, such as needs caused by a weather-related disaster. They cite examples of aid and assistance provided in a world-wide effort to help affected populations. They participate in a fundraising campaign and learn about organizations to which they will contribute their...