This lesson will expose learners to philanthropy in three different genres of literature: a play, a fable, and a parable. Through the genres the students will learn about community, helping others by addressing a need and philanthropic acts.
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This lesson will expose learners to philanthropy in three different genre of literature: a play, a fable, and a parable.
Students will recognize acts of philanthropy in literature and each piece of literature will enhance, clarify, or deepen the student’s understanding of “Common Good.” ...
Unit: Cinderella Stories (The)
The purpose of this lesson is to introduce the characteristics of fairy tales as a genre to the students. The students explore positive and negative character traits and universal themes in the story of Cinderella. The service plan is introduced in this lesson and carried out over the next weeks...
Unit: Welcome to Middle School
The purpose of this lesson is for the students to produce a video presentation. The video demonstrates the characteristics of the middle school with the purpose of informing students of what to expect when they come to middle school. It will be presented to the fifth graders who are moving to...
Unit: Where's The Sand?
Unit: Whose Job Is It?
To expose learners to first-hand accounts of the function of non-profits in various nations of the world, and share that information with the class.
In this lesson, students begin to create a reference poster to use in the classroom that shows the relationships between various governmental and economic systems, and shows how these systems interact with the nonprofit sector to meet the needs of citizens in various countries.