Students describe the characteristics of someone who helps their community and relate those qualities to the definition of philanthropy. They research individuals or organizations in their community who do voluntary or philanthropic work and send them thank-you letters or invitations to a...
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Students will recognize the value of giving to the community by looking at examples of the sacrifices and traditions of people of Native American culture.
Unit: Growing a Citizen
The purpose of this lesson is to acquaint students with the religious tradition of giving and its impact on the exercise of responsible citizenship. With this multiple perspective, students will define the basis for their own responsible civic behavior.
The purpose of this lesson is to demonstrate to students that being in a group requires cooperation, working together, getting along and resolving conflicts. The activity enables the children to accomplish this while having fun at the same time.
This lesson introduces the definition of philanthropy. The children are given the opportunity to see that philanthropy is something in which they are capable of participating. The memory building game stimulates the children to choose many different ways of being philanthropic. The...
Students see the importance of working together for the common good. They will create persuasive radio public service announcements about a philanthropic organization and its mission, and justify a personal choice about an organization they would like to support with time (...
Students will respond to a literature book about family philanthropy. They will apply/compare their own philanthropic family acts to ideas for volunteering their time and talent to meet needs in the school or greater community.
Students will define philanthropy and recognize philanthropic activities. Students will identify examples of philanthropy in literature.
Students read about Jane Addams whose philanthropy took the form of advocacy and influenced the other economic sectors (government, for-profit or business sector, and households sector) of the American economy/society.