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Unit: Philanthropic Literature
Introduces the idea of sharing in a situation where there is a scarcity of resources. Exposes students to the concept of tolerance of differences. Increases listening comprehension and the use of critical thinking skills.
This lesson will help students identify a person’s basic needs, realize that many people in the world are lacking the resources to meet these needs, and why this may occur. Students will be guided and encouraged to think of ways they can help people in need...
Unit: Concepts of Leadership
To enable students to list the conditions which led César Chávez to direct the farm workers' struggle for economic wellbeing and to evaluate current issues facing farm workers and the American consumer today.
The purpose of this lesson is for students to develop awareness of why reading is important for everyone. Students will learn that some students do not have access to books in the same way they do and will decide how they can take action to ensure others have access to books....
To introduce students to the differences between businesses and nonprofit organizations and key terms used in each sector....
Unit: Unity in the Community
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.
Learners recognize that famous philanthropists started with small acts of kindness before they performed the influential acts that we remember them for. Students define caring through discussion of examples and writing an acrostic.
Sometimes it is wise to follow the advice of others and at other times it will only bring disaster. To know when to obey can be the problem. This lesson will focus on stories from South Africa, Morocco and Nigeria and character traits valued in those cultures.