Students learn the meaning of the word philanthropy and identify examples of philanthropy in their home, school and community.
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Unit: Why Do People Give?
Unit: How About a Hand?
The students participate in a shared-reading experience of the literature book, The Little Red Hen. This story illustrates how a variety of social behaviors affect the well-being of others in a group...
Unit: Philanthropic Behavior
Students learn about the philanthropy of historical figures. Students explore how their lives have been influenced by past philanthropic acts and decide how they can benefit others.
This lesson will explore the events and circumstances (the Jim Crow Laws) that led up to the Civil Rights Movement. The lesson is designed to provide the learners with an historical understanding of circumstances of African - Americans prior to the Civil Rights movement as well as...
Can a young person truly make a difference in our world? Learners will carry out an act of philanthropy by cleaning up a park. Learners will reflect on their experience and, through the use of literature, understand the importance of philanthropy, thus realizing that one person, a young adult,...
Learners will have an opportunity to investigate the multi-faceted concern of air pollution. While researching individually, learners will then share findings to broaden their knowledge base and clarify problems for concern. The learners will also analyze perspectives of involved groups who are...
To increase students' understanding of philanthropy by tracing the origin and history of a nonprofit organization.
Learners will cite philanthropic historical events and place them on a timeline. They will focus on events in which the nonprofit sector was used to make positive changes in society.