The students will use their knowledge of philanthropy and poetic conventions to write original poetry about philanthropic giving.
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Unit: Poetry of Giving
To learn about challenges that nonprofits face when fundraising for their organization and spending money on programs.
To introduce students to a variety of specific nonprofits and their representatives who address topics such as the organization's mission, financial support, and work.
The students will review the concept of philanthropy through viewing a logo. They will design original logos that represent philanthropy and related ideas. They will explore philanthropic behavior as it relates to the arts.
Unit: Living In a Community
Students explore attributes of the community in which they live. They compare rural, urban and suburban communities and attempt to classify their own community.
This lesson explores concepts related to money. They read a fun picture book about spending and learn about saving. Learners discover that individuals and organizations give special gifts of money called endowments to nonprofit organizations and foundations. In this way the work of the...
Having formulated an initial opinion on whether or not Americans today exhibit civic virtue, the learners will defend their positions in light of the opinions of writers. They will make a personal plan to exhibit civic virtue through civic engagement in an environmental stewardship act....
This lesson introduces the concept that trees are just one of many elements in nature that are of fundamental importance to our lives. Learners will explore various reasons why we need nature, why we should be stewards of the environment and will be inspired to work harder to protect Mother...