To help students assess the effectiveness of charitable organizations and decide on their own financial contributions.
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Enable students to methodically assess their choice of philanthropic giving and decide where to make a $500 donation.
To learn about challenges that nonprofits face when fundraising for their organization and spending money on programs.
Through an introductory pre-test, the learners will establish their prior knowledge of key terms and concepts important to creating and sustaining a democratic society. The learners then will expand this knowledge and understanding through guided reading and presentations.
Unit: My Healthy Plate
This lesson introduces children to the reality of childhood hunger in their region. Students learn the difference between companies that are for profit and nonprofit and the types of work they do. Students also identify wants and needs.
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