This lesson will give students hands-on practice applying the concepts of philanthropy and sensitivity.
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Unit: Growing a Citizen
Students read about Jane Addams whose philanthropy took the form of advocacy and influenced the other economic sectors (government, for-profit or business sector, and households sector) of the American economy/society.
Unit: Watch Me Grow
In this culminating lesson, the students look at the parts of the flowering plant and compare them to the parts of the tree. The students use art supplies to create a flower with all of the essential parts. They reflect on the community planting project and...
Students read and respond to a book about George Washington Carver and his contributions to science. They recognize that contributions to the common good may be in the form of time, talent, or treasure. They share their contribution of books from their book drive or other service project....
Unit: Philanthropic Literature
A read-aloud book teaches about George Washington Carver and his contributions to science. Students gain an understanding of a famous person of the past and the importance of his actions for the common good....
To review the idea of philanthropy and community through a Native American legend in which people take action in response to a community need.
Unit: Grow Involved 3-5
Using folktales from various American cultures, learners will determine which character traits are valued. They will also debate the advantages of "paying a debt forward" rather than "paying it back." Learners will also determine how stories move from one continent to another based on historical...