This lesson will expose students to philanthropic needs and actions in literature and evaluate them in an essay. While written for a Christian Middle School, the lesson may be easily adapted for public school use.
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Unit: Bridging the Gap
Unit: Helping Children Learn
Learners will increase their reading fluency and awareness of philanthropy by reading to younger children.
Learners will become more knowledgeable about the structures authors use to help young children learn to read. They will continue to work with a team of younger children using different strategies to verbalize their books. Learners will also identify themselves as philanthropists who help their...
To introduce students to the idea of helping others and to have them understand that they can also be philanthropic. (They have time, treasures and/or talents to share.)
Unit: Sharing Our World
Through a variety of literature, students will develop an understanding and awareness of the many types of wildlife that coexist with people in and around an urban area. Students will gain knowledge of how they can be instrumental in maintaining a healthy environment for humans and wildlife that...
Unit: Growing Our Future
Students will understand the difference between a theme, a moral, and a topic, and to be able to identify the theme of a piece of literature.
To involve the children in a project to help families who don’t have resources for a balanced nutritious diet. Heifer International will send an actual animal to a family with the money the children raise. The gift helps families be more self-sufficient. The class may buy one family a flock of...