Students will begin to ponder the essential questions regarding philanthropy, which they will consider throughout the unit. They will formulate answers, and be familiar with the terms associated with philanthropy and democracy.
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The purpose of the lesson is to teach the difference between myth and reality and that stewardship of the Earth’s resources is the responsibility of everyone. The learners will also use the information used in the watershed unit to write a letter supporting stewardship of water...
Learners will recognize the structural characteristics of bulbs, corms and rhizomes. They will describe acts of philanthropy and analyze why people give to others of their time, talent and treasure.
To help students see music as an art form that identifies social injustice, advocates for change, and proclaims hope on behalf of the forgotten.
To produce paintings or drawings that represent their “Dream of Peace” and that are submitted to an art competition.
A teacher using this lesson can look for art competitions locally or nationally that are sponsored by a museum, organization, or school district; a teacher might...
Native Americans are located geographically across the entire continent of North America. Their culture varies as much as their locations as they each have their own traditions. This lesson focuses on seven Native American groups and their folktales as they relate to generosity of the spirit...
Unit: Closer to the Ground
This lesson will define how individual subcultures make philanthropic contributions. It will define acts of philanthropy as they relate to each subculture. This lesson will allow students to make a contribution through an Academic Service-Learning project to one of the subcultures as a...
This lesson will introduce the concept of tikkun olam to the students and teach of its importance. It will show them that everyone has the ability to do tikkun olam, and that it can be accomplished in a variety of ways.
Unit: This I Can Do!
Learners will develop an understanding of the differences between the secular concepts of charity and philanthropy and the Jewish concept of tzedakah.