Learners increase their reading fluency and awareness of philanthropy by reading to younger children.
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Unit: Helping Children Learn
In this lesson, we explore the value of reading and discuss why it is good for the community when everyone has access to books.
We observe how power and privilege are used to keep African American families oppressed even after they were freed from slavery.
Using award-winning literature, the learners describe and analyze racism in Mississippi during the Great Depression. The readers identify the injustices in the community as well as the values and self-respect that build community relationships and strength.
To discuss the wisdom of giving and receiving gifts. What makes a gift or giver wise or foolish? How should you decide what you should give?
To learn about the different philosophies of three renowned philanthropists.
Image source: John D. Rockefeller in 1885. From Wikimedia Commons. Original source: Rockefeller Archive Center.
What does it mean to live philanthropically with our “treasure”? In what ways do we impact nature through purchasing decisions? Participants will develop their understanding of philanthropy and corporate social responsibility. Through researching the ways companies engage in...
Students gain empathy and use language to describe the mixed feelings that come with being new to a community. They watch and discuss video clips and compare character traits. Then they read a book and discuss how the book guides them to welcome new students to the classroom as the year...