Students will understand the concept of “community” as it relates to membership in the classroom, school, or neighborhood....
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Students will see their classroom as a community with shared resources and identify ways each individual can support it by doing philanthropic deeds.
To encourage students to understand that being in a group requires working together, getting along, resolving conflicts, and having fun together.
Students will learn about the contributions made by Benjamin Franklin to the common good. They will categorize his accomplishments in the nonprofit, business and government sectors. They will select a quote from Franklin that they would like to apply to their own lives.
Students will understand the vocabulary of philanthropy and the importance of the tradition of philanthropy to the community and civil society.
The students recognize that their classroom is a community because the students are brought together for a common purpose. The students are encouraged to be philanthropic within their classroom, school and family. They reflect on how philanthropy and trust affect the common good of...
Students will understand the importance of working together for the common good. They will create persuasive radio public service announcements about a philanthropic organization and its mission, and justify a personal choice about an organization they would like to support with...
Learners will develop a working knowledge of the vocabulary associated with philanthropy and awareness of the rich history of philanthropy in the United States.
The learners will define and understand the meaning of the term “philanthropy” and describe the characteristics of a good citizen relative to democracy and to promoting the public/common good.