Students will research some local community organizations to better understand the real application of the terms "philanthropy" and "hero."
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Introduce students to “rhythms of life” around the world, including the rhythms of music and philanthropy. They use atlases and maps to find world locations. They create their own musical rhythms and reproduce the rhythms of others as an analogy for serial reciprocity.
Unit: Philanthropy in History
Unit: Historical Biographies
Enjoy the study of historical figures and how they positively contributed to society by sharing research in an enticing and fun way -- a "traveling wax museum of famous philanthropists." The students research the significance and contributions of a selected famous person and develop a costume to...
Youth Activity: Participants will create a collage depicting philanthropic traits and actions. This collage will serve as a visual definition of philanthropy. See the handout for supplemental faith-based discussion questions.
“The future depends entirely on what each...
Unit: Poetry of Giving
Learners will read and analyze Buddhist folktales and determine their relevance to everyday life. There are times when the easiest thing one can do is leave and let others deal with a stressful situation. When one stays and works through the tough times, it...