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
To introduce students to fundraising and to guide them as they raise funds that will be used by the class for grantmaking to selected organizations
To introduce students to the grantmaking process
Through discussion and a game, children identify the value of education to individuals and the community.
Unit: Cinderella Project
The lesson emphasis is on the shoe motif in Cinderella as well as the philanthropic ideals of giving and helping others. A service learning project will be developed where students create a "shoe drive" to donate to children in need.
Students will describe the paradox of industrialist John D. Rockefeller a turn of the century monopolist and a generous philanthropist. They will give examples of how his philanthropy continues today through the work of the foundations that survived him. Robert W. Scrivner’...