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Unit: Philanthropic Behavior
Students view primary documents to explore public policy on service. They make meaning of the government role and citizen responsibility in civic action. They make a personal plan of service based on their available time, talent, and treasure.
This lesson will lead learners to the understanding that responsible stewardship of natural resources intended for the common good applies to all environments, not just National Parks.
Children define philanthropy and brainstorm different ways people share time, talent, and treasure for the sake of others. They may select a service project that fits their interests and talents and carry out a plan of action.
The students take action by determining ways to reduce their own use of plastic bags and by advocating for ways to reduce the use of plastic bags in their own households, the community, state and nation. To take further action, the students may propose ways to influence...
Raise students' awareness of the issue of homelessness in the community and world. With a better understanding of their community's needs, students will be able to more effectively and efficiently determine their role in addressing community needs.
Students read about Rosa Parks and evaluate how her protest of an unjust and unfair situation was philanthropic in nature. Students analyze violent situations and propose nonviolent solutions. They learn that there are 198 methods of non-violent protests that can be used to fight...
Unit: Impact of Giving
Learners investigate local and global issues, and learn about nonprofits in the community. Students examine root causes and effects, and learn about the Sustainable Development Goals and #GivingTuesday. As a service project, they organize an event, such as a volunteer fair or game-a-thon, and...
Students utilize classroom learning and multimedia projects to identify key aspects of urban ecosystems and explore the concept of environmental justice locally and globally.