Read and compare a variety of literature to explore motivations and impact of young people taking action and helping others. We recognize that we all have time, treasures and/or talents to share.
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A youth from a Community Foundation Youth Advisory Committee speaks to the group about the program, their duties, and the process of applying for a grant to do service work.
Unit: Philanthropic Behavior
Unit: What Respect Means to Me
Students will understand the importance of having respect for others. Students will practice tolerance and acceptance toward all people, including others with disabilities and various cultural backgrounds. ...
Unit: Grow Involved 6-8
Many people have a difficult time distinguishing between acts of kindness and acts of philanthropy. Using the definition of philanthropy from the “Defining Philanthropy” lesson, youth will examine various situations and decide which ones are acts of philanthropy. They may discover...
Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
Students respond to literature about Martin Luther King, Jr. They examine his philosophy about serving and taking action. They follow his model to promote the idea of doing good for others. Students learn that service and social action by one person can change the...
The class will read and listen to the retelling of the story Seedfolks, and participate in discussions about the characters in the story and their actions which lead to the creation of a community garden. The students will also journal the thirteen characters in the story identifying...