In this lesson, students design a poster advertising the snack sale and its philanthropic purpose. They also write friendly letters seeking the help of volunteers.
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Unit: Let's Make Lemonade
Students will work together to make a list of needs for the lemonade sale. They will also work to meet those needs with support from community businesses.
Unit: Go, Johnny, Go!
Students will define philanthropy and identify ways in which Johnny Appleseed acted as a philanthropist. After identifying ways in which they personally act as philanthropists, they will raise awareness of philanthropy in the school and home.
Students view and discuss the DVD The Gift of All: a Community of Givers and identify the influences and attributes of the generous people interviewed. Students read, summarize, and report on short biographies of philanthropists. Students write journal reflections and create a four-...
Students utilize classroom learning and multimedia projects to identify key aspects of urban ecosystems and explore the concept of environmental justice locally and globally.
The purpose of this unit is to learn the term “reduce” as it pertains to trash and the environment. They will do this by hearing the story, The Wartville Wizard. Learners will brainstorm ways that they can reduce trash and why it is important. They will also review what the term...