Students will give examples of philanthropy as they relate to public libraries. The lesson also will demonstrate the importance of books in a democratic society.
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Unit: Philanthropy in History
Unit: Philanthropy in Action
This lesson identifies those who partake in tikkun olam activity as being heroes and role models. Students investigate various Jewish "heroes" from the past and reflect on how they can use their ancestors’ behavior as a model.
Students will understand why "freedom songs" became such an important motivating force during the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968. They will also see how important figures in the Civil Rights Movement contributed to the common good.
We are made by history. Students study philanthropic African Americans and influential related events that made America what it is today. Students participate in a service project in which they create an informational "Pop-Up Museum" to tell stories of black history and philanthropy....