This beautiful documentary The Gift of All: a Community of Givers shares the motivations and attributes of the generous people interviewed. In response, the learners create their own short biographies of philanthropists in their community.
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Unit: Our Unique Legacy of Giving
Unit: Teamwork: Unit One of Establishing a Student-Run Foundation
Unit: Poetry of Giving
Develop an understanding that you can find poetry everywhere: from lyrics to songs, commercials and rap. Investigate the philanthropic themes are often found in poetry.
Unit: Character Education: Courage (Grade 8)
Working in small groups, learners match the classic hero traits to an activist who took social action for the common good.
Unit: Character Education: Respect (Grade 7)
The learners investigate their perceptions about bullying and its relationship to respect. They brainstorm ways to promote respect of self and others as individuals and as a group.
Unit: Justice and Kindness Play a Part
Raise awareness of ways to advocate for justice and kindness and bring positive change in their school, community, and world.
Unit: Character Education: Integrity (Grade 8)
Define integrity as being true to yourself and what you value. The learners explore examples of being true to self.
Unit: We Can All Do Our Share
To guide children to understand that being in a group requires working together, getting along, resolving conflicts, and having fun together.
Unit: Nature and You (Stewardship) (Private-Religious)
This lesson introduces the concept that trees are just one of many elements in nature that are of fundamental importance to our lives. Learners will explore various reasons why we need nature, why we should be stewards of the environment and will be inspired to work harder to protect Mother...
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To create multi-media iBooks with PSAs (public service announcements) that explore and raise awareness about (local or global) issues (such as homelessness, water pollution, education, or hunger) that can be addressed by philanthropy.