Through the use of a fable, learners will understand that the giving of their time, talent and treasure will improve the quality of life in their communities.
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Unit: Encouraging Volunteerism
This lesson is designed to help students develop a better understanding that a community is group of people working together for a common. Many people in a community need help and one of the places that they can get help is called a...
This lesson will help the students understand the difference between private and public property. It will also help them understand that there are areas that are called commons. They will use this information to identify...
The learners will identify philanthropists and their actions. They will apply this knowledge to recognize local philanthropists and the impact of their actions, and to identify acts of philanthropy they can do.
Students will define philanthropy and recognize philanthropic activities. Students will identify examples of philanthropy in literature.
The Bill of Rights consists of ten amendments to the Constitution. It spells out rights for all United States citizens. The language in the Bill of Rights is difficult for primary students, so this lesson introduces some simple rights and expectations of all Americans.
Learners will identify qualities that exemplify philanthropists and recognize those qualities in a local philanthropist.
Teacher Note: Prior to teaching this lesson, collect stories from the local newspaper about people who...
The learners will discover and understand that they have roles to play as civic participants and that by doing so, they too can make a difference.
Students will understand the vocabulary of philanthropy and the importance of the tradition of philanthropy to the community and civil society.
Unit: Growing as a Group
This lesson teaches responsible personal conduct and encourages students to consider the effect their individual actions have on the group. To encourage students to brainstorm and develop ideas for classroom rules....