The students develop a list of ABCs related to giving, and work cooperatively to create alphabet letters with their bodies.
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Unit: Phil Up on the Arts
Learners will investigate the type of folklore known as folktales. They will understand their origins and purposes, and describe different types of folktales. Because many folktales reveal a character making some sort of a sacrifice on behalf of others, learners will find that such selflessness...
Students will gain a basic understanding of philanthropic characteristics and how they pertain to their own lives.
Students examine the intent and reality of the orphan train and discuss whether it was an effective solution to child homelessness. They write and speak about the traits of someone who takes action for others and civil society. ...
In this culminating lesson, the students perform their puppet plays in order to teach others about environmental issues. As a final piece, students reflect on this project by writing an answer to some essential questions of the unit: What does it mean to be a philanthropist? What does it mean to...
Unit: Philanthropy is "Phun"
Students learn about and discuss the motivations for giving. They apply these motivations to their own lives and to the goal of addressing poverty, hunger, and homelessness.
Unit: Community Philanthropy
Using the inspiration of Amanda Gorman’s poem “Earthrise,” participants consider what it means to act in ways that honor the Earth. Individuals identify and publicly commit to take action that works to help humans and nature flourish together....