Students will investigate key local and national nonprofit organizations by researching their histories, services, and target populations.
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To develop a basic understanding about the role of philanthropy in the history of the United States
To introduce students to Andrew Carnegie as one of the outstanding early philanthropists of the United States.
An annual speaker introduces students to those in the greater community who are recognized for their philanthropic contributions to society.
The purpose of the lesson is to introduce students to the ways in which cultural groups meet their needs within a community in the past and present.
Note: This lesson also includes some Spanish Standards.
Students will examine violation of children’s rights through the use of compelling literature. In addition, students will also reflect on examples of human kindness and collective action for the common good (philanthropy).
In this lesson, students design a poster advertising the snack sale and its philanthropic purpose. They also write friendly letters seeking the help of volunteers.