In this lesson the learners discuss a quote about gratitude and consider the relationship between caring and gratitude.
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To introduce students to Andrew Carnegie as one of the outstanding early philanthropists of the United States.
Unit: Working Animals
As part of a small group, the students select and research a specific working animal. They create an informational presentation (poster or computer software) about their findings. Learners discover the impact that these animals have on the greater good of communities...
In the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, students identify the barriers and challenges to addressing an unfair situation. Given a list of ways to respond to unfair situations, students match ways to respond to possible unfair situations.
Learners distinguish between the many different approaches to addressing hunger by looking at governmental versus nonprofit programs. They will describe the importance of philanthropic actions in solving the problems of hunger in the world.
Unit: My Country, My Community
In a persuasive essay, learners describe the responsibilities of American citizenship and the cost of freedom. They connect how philanthropic action is a part of those costs. “Freedom isn’t free. It passes on an enormous debt to the recipient.”...
To bring awareness to the importance of partnerships between nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government agencies and how they can work together.