Students will learn about the work of a local nonprofit organization.
Filter by subjects:
Filter by audience:
Filter by unit » issue area:
find a lesson
The purpose of this lesson is to give the students background information on how philanthropic organizations help to perpetuate the Core Democratic Values.
This lesson will enable students to gain a better understanding of how individuals within the community work for the common good. Students will research individuals who are acting philanthropically in their own community, supportive of a core democratic value.
Learners will investigate “Make a Difference Day,” and local community or state philanthropic organizations. The information about the organizations will be presented to the class and a class decision will be made about how the students can participate with the chosen group for “Make a...
Unit: Closer to the Ground
Learners will investigate their resources of time, talent and treasure and brainstorm how these can be used to address community needs/issues or problems in their school, neighborhood and larger community. They will investigate nonprofit organizations that contribute to the common...
To help students understand that not all organizations spend their philanthropic dollars wisely and to teach them effective ways to assess the different approaches. ...
To help students assess the effectiveness of charitable organizations and decide on their own financial contributions.