To enable students to identify a major Michigan philanthropic contributor whose efforts still affect society today.
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Unit: Concepts of Leadership
This lesson introduces Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her involvement with the woman's movement. Students put her work in the context of the time and compare her strategy and impact to other movements. ...
Using literature and research, learners will identify acts of philanthropy that occurred during the Civil War era.
Learners will identify qualities that exemplify philanthropists and recognize those qualities in a local philanthropist.
Students investigate and share information about environmental organizations to compare and contrast how the three sectors differ in their purposes, goals and achievements.
This lesson will develop understanding of philanthropy through definition and actions. Activities for students to get to know themselves and their classmates, utilizing concepts of philanthropy, will provide learners with meaningful opportunities for later service learning projects.