We are made by history. In this activity youth read the stories of philanthropic African Americans and influential related events that made America what it is today. Then they create a virtual Pop-Up Museum as an advocacy service project in which they tell stories of Black history and...
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Groups will collaborate to identify significant events and organizations in American history that involve philanthropy and share their findings with other student groups within the school.
To help students realize the ways that writing has served as a historical tool, and to understand that through writing individuals have captured and preserved history.
Unit: Herstory in History
This lesson will emphasize that, from the beginning, women have made significant contributions to American history and philanthropy by taking a stand to support their beliefs. One of these women who showed courage to contribute to the common good was Pocahontas.
Unit: History of Philanthropy
Students explore the history of philanthropic behavior (sharing, community collaboration, service) in ancient cultures and today, as well as compare themes of love and service in different world religion practices. ...
This lesson is a celebration to culminate this intergenerational project. The students make a final visit to the senior center or retirement home where all the participants gather for a snack and a farewell celebration. Students give their published Living History Books to their senior friends....
Students publish their Living History books, naming their books in a way that focuses on the most meaningful thing. They use interview notes to write and illustrate the biography of their senior friend. They use appropriate English language arts and visual arts skills. ...
To develop a basic understanding about the role of philanthropy in the history of the United States