Students will learn about the work of a specific nonprofit organization through a series of interviews and by doing volunteer work for the organization.
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This lesson focuses on the third part of respect: valuing the world around you. Students analyze a John Muir quote and discuss what they can do to show respect for the world....
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 understand the meaning of “philanthropy,” associated concepts, and the qualities that philanthropists share, especially those qualities of character and personal virtue.
Unit: The Power of Children
Students determine which community need should have greatest priority. Once a priority need has been determined, students research organizations that address that community need. The research process will use a student-generated list of questions.