In a persuasive essay learners will describe responsibilities of American citizenship and determine the cost of freedom. They will determine whether philanthropic giving is a part of those costs.
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Unit: My Country, My Community
Unit: Beautiful Me
This lesson introduces/reviews the definition of a philanthropist. Students become philanthropists themselves by taking care of trash found within their own classroom/school environment....
Unit: Grow Involved 3-5
Students collect donations, continue to motivate and inspire the other classes, and share information about the organization and how the money collected will be used. The students sort and count the money and chart the collections by classroom and by day or week. The teacher creates graphs from...
Unit: Let's Play and Learn
This lesson will highlight environmental concerns that impact the home, school and community and provide the learners with hands-on opportunities to make a difference in the environment through the implementation of a service plan.
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.
A positive school climate is made up of people making choices about how to act and treat one another. It is everyone's responsibility to be a good school citizen. Students identify what traits they value most and survey the school population to identify what is going well and what students feel...
Unit: Cinderella Project
The lesson emphasis is on the shoe motif in Cinderella as well as the philanthropic ideals of giving and helping others. A service learning project will be developed where students create a "shoe drive" to donate to children in need.