To introduce students to fundraising and to guide them as they raise funds that will be used by the class for grantmaking to selected organizations
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Unit: Hands On Philanthropy: A High School Course at Kentucky Country Day School
This lesson briefly explains the process a group goes through as they deliberate and decide upon which applicant organizations will receive grant awards....
Unit: Voting and the Common Good (10th Grade)
Learners examine the statistics of voter turnout in the Federal Elections and from these statistics the learners draw some comparative conclusions.
Unit: Advise and Consent
Even the person viewed as the most powerful person in the world does not have unlimited power. Constitutionally, the president of the United States is limited by the "advise and consent" rule (and other checks and balances). The learners look at the importance...
Unit: Philanthropy: Individuals and Their Surroundings
An activity and picture book discussion illustrate the tendency for people to see differences as a reason to fight. As we see in political divisions, society can be torn apart by factions. Differences provide an opportunity to be curious about someone else. Factions may also have a...
Unit: You Are Uniquely You
In response to a picture book, each participant identifies their own unique qualities and shares them proudly on a star. They demonstrate respect and trust to share their qualities and pay attention to others' traits. ...
Unit: Character Education: Honesty (Grade 6)
This lesson provides an example of a politician known for his honesty. The learners identify why they depend on politicians to be honest, and discuss why it is difficult for politicians to be honest....
Unit: Poetry of Giving
The students will use their knowledge of philanthropy and poetic conventions to write original poetry about philanthropic giving.
Unit: Technology and Community Service Course at the Pingry School
Students use standard software as they develop, research, and present a project related to community nonprofits.
Unit: Food for Thought Middle School Unit by the Westminster Schools
For students to choose a cause to which they have a personal connection and write letters to advocate for change.