Giving homemade blankets to help people who are homeless or children who are in the hospital is a form of philanthropy (giving treasure). Using a decision-making model, the students compare blanket projects and determine whether they have the time, talent, and treasure to help...
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Learners will describe how hunger and malnutrition are related, but not the same problems. They will recognize hunger as a universal theme in literature and analyze the role of the four sectors of society in solving problems of hunger in the community.
There are times when a person learns that it is better not to give a generous gift at all if it will be disrespected by the receiver. There are also times a person may realize too late that there is a cost for bad behavior. These occur in an Indian tale, "A Flowering Tree" and an Inuit folktale...
The purpose of this unit is to learn how “recycle” relates to trash and the environment. They work together in groups to brainstorm ways that they can recycle trash and why it is important. They learn the term philanthropist (someone who gives of their “time, talents and...
Students read and learn about a group, IMPUHWE (means compassion in Kinyarwanda), that supports girls’ education in Rwanda. They compare and contrast attributes of school systems across the globe.
The students read and interpret and analyze various points of view. They discuss benefits of philanthropy, including justice, common good, fulfillment, and empowerment....
Groups will collaborate to identify significant events and organizations in American history that involve philanthropy and share their findings with other student groups within the school.
Students learn about the philanthropy of historical figures. Students explore how their lives have been influenced by past philanthropic acts and decide how they can benefit others.
Unit: Phil Up on the Arts
Students will learn about philanthropic acts and that teacher permission is not always necessary in order to perform the act. The students will learn two songs that focus on philanthropic acts.