The purpose of this lesson is to help learners identify an animal species in danger of becoming extinct and to involve them in a fund-raising project to "adopt" this endangered species.
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The purpose of this lesson is for the learners to understand the meaning of endangered species and to explore what causes some plants and animals to become extinct. ...
Unit: Beneficial Bees
Students learn about the roles of bees in a colony and discuss how that relates to people in community. Bees have an important role in nature as pollinators, but their population numbers have been declining in recent years. Students write a letter or create a flyer to teach others...
Students learn about the role of bees as pollinators and learn about reasons their population numbers have been declining in recent years. They write a letter or create a handout to teach others how to help bees through planting native species....
Native Americans are located geographically across the entire continent of North America. Their culture varies as much as their locations as they each have their own traditions. This lesson focuses on seven Native American groups and their folktales as they relate to generosity of the spirit...
Unit: How Did We Help?
Through the use of literature and discussion, this lesson will introduce the philanthropic behavior of the Native American in the United States. The speech of Chief Seattle will be explored by using the book Brother Eagle, Sister Sky: The Words of Chief Seattle.
Unit: Pilgrim's Progress
This lesson introduces the students to the definition of philanthropy and tells how the Native Americans were philanthropic toward the Pilgrims. Students carry out their own “random acts of kindness.”
Unit: Cinderella Stories (The)
In this lesson, the class compares a Native American version of the Cinderella story with other versions. Students explore the character traits of good and evil characters and discuss the meaning of good character. Students demonstrate what they have learned about fairy tales by writing original...
Unit: Philanthropy and You
The purpose of this lesson is to examine the tradition of giving and sharing in early Native American communities and to help children understand and recognize philanthropy in other cultures.
To review the idea of philanthropy and community through a Native American legend in which people take action in response to a community need.