To develop a basic understanding about the role of philanthropy in the history of the United States
Filter by subjects:
Filter by audience:
Filter by unit » issue area:
find a lesson
To introduce students to the harsh realities of modern-day slavery. ...
In response to the book, Thank You, Mr. Falker, students identify the negative effects of teasing, bullying and discrimination. The students relate philanthropy to positive treatment and respect for others and consider the effects of their own behavior on others.
Introduce students to “rhythms of life” around the world, including the rhythms of music and philanthropy. They use atlases and maps to find world locations. They create their own musical rhythms and reproduce the rhythms of others as an analogy for serial reciprocity.
Through the integration of the arts, the learners will develop an understanding of the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Students are challenged to apply the principles to their everyday lives in a way that enhances the communities to which they belong...
Students are introduced to the origin and purpose of Kwanzaa and make a kinara, or candle holder, to use for the rest of the unit as they learn about the seven principles of Kwanzaa.
Unit: Around the World
Through investigating traditional examples of culture and illustrating the impact of philanthropy in Asia, learners will gain an appreciation for Asian life and society. Learners will gain knowledge of the geography of Japan and China.
Unit: Protect Your Melon
Learners will learn about the need for bicycle safety through understanding and relating the five basic rules of bicycle safety to others in the community. Learners will become aware of the basic vocabulary associated with philanthropy as they prepare for their service activity.