Students will analyze their interconnection of all life on the planet and recognize that we are each affected by what happens to others. They will look at current local, state, national and international problems shown in the evening news. The work of foundations that give funds to improve the...
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In lesson one, Global Issues, students looked at problems and solutions in other parts of the world. (Note: It is not necessary to do Global Issues before doing this lesson) In this lesson, they examine their community from their own eyes, the “eyes” of...
Children hear a true story about a woman who performs a brave act for the common good. They identify the benefit the whole community shared and define philanthropy and common good.
Students are introduced to the concept of responsible citizenship and how philanthropy helps achieve responsible citizenship.
Students reflect on questions related to global health and then brainstorm possible service projects related to food insecurity or global health. They plan and carry out a service project.
This lesson may be used with units where students study other countries of the world. In addition to the usual study of climate, resources, and physical and human characteristics of the place being studied, learners will investigate philanthropy, especially related to community solutions to...
Depictions of hunger in excerpts from Jane Eyre and Oliver Twist provide concrete images of hunger as learners determine its causes and decide whether to support a change in U.S. public policy related to the issue.
Students examine ways to address the issue of food insecurity related to their interests and understanding. They brainstorm service projects and use a decision-making model to choose a project. They implement their service project and reflect on their action.
Learners recognize hunger as a global community issue and the role of the four sectors of society in solving problems of hunger in the community. They will be challenged to apply their own time, talent and treasure to address the issue of local hunger.