This lesson presents a model of a modern day philanthropist and responsible citizen, Jimmy Carter.
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Students are introduced to the concept of responsible citizenship and how philanthropy helps achieve responsible citizenship.
Unit: Concepts of Leadership
We can address global issues by working for change at both a personal as well as at a local level. The lesson addresses the need to exercise civic responsibility in promoting the common good in order to realize a more civil society.
Learners will develop a working knowledge of the vocabulary associated with philanthropy and awareness of the rich history of philanthropy in the United States.
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.
Learners will identify qualities that exemplify philanthropists and recognize those qualities in a local philanthropist.
This lesson introduces the students to Alfred Nobel and his legacy, the Nobel Peace Prize. Students will learn about the paradox between intent and purpose as related to Alfred Nobel, review the criteria used to award the Nobel Peace Prize and reflect on how...