Students define and give examples of government philanthropy. They compare and contrast the four economic sectors. Small groups research a historical example of government philanthropy or civic action and write a persuasive piece to advocate for an issue related to government philanthropy....
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Inspired by stories of service, students gain understanding of philanthropy concepts and actions. They brainstorm acts of kindness and determine how they will contribute to the common good.
Unit: Philanthropy and You
The purpose of this lesson is to examine the tradition of giving and sharing in Indigenous communities and to learn about philanthropy in other cultures.
To give students time to reflect on the course of study each week and to encourage them to begin thinking of how to best make a monetary donation to an effective organization.
Learners will describe how communities were aided by the philanthropy of late nineteenth century industrialists.
This lesson focuses on motivations for giving. Learners explore the reasons why they might give treasure and what the impact of their giving might be upon the recipients of their giving.
Focus Question: How do our decisions about spending affect the common good?