By reading about her life and her work, students will understand how Mary Eliza Church Terrell’s writing and activism brought about change for African Americans and women.
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Unit: Writers as Activists
Unit: What Is Philanthropy?
In this lesson, youth prepare a persuasive speech in which they demonstrate that one person (or small group) can make a difference in making the world a better place or taking action for the common good.
Learners investigate and share information about environmental organizations, particularly around the Flint Water Crisis, to compare and contrast how the three sectors differ in their purposes, goals, and achievements.
In this lesson, we explore the role of youth in the advancement of human and civil rights. Young people share ideas about how they can promote the common good and lead positive social changes.
In this lesson, students learn that human rights laws include "conventions" that protect children's rights. They identify the mission of Save the Children and recognize the need for taking action to save children around the world.
Students continue to respond to the South Asian Indian folktale "The Drum." The purpose of this final lesson is to allow students time and an audience to showcase what philanthropy can mean for their future....
Unit: Grow Involved K-2
Students draw on the image of a table to make a plan for bringing their time, talent, and treasure to the table for children who are hungry in the community. Using the table as a theme, students carry out a service-learning project that addresses the issue of child hunger in the United States....
Sojourner Truth's contributions to abolitionism and women's suffrage are revealed through her own words. She worked tirelessly to aid the freed men after the Civil War and brought increased recognition to their plight. We discuss the right of all voices to be heard in a democracy and...