This lesson teaches responsible personal conduct and encourages students to share supplies and to work cooperatively together in the classroom while completing an art activity. This lesson may be taught at the very beginning of the school year. Explain that being in a classroom is different...
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Unit: Growing as a Group
The students recognize that their classroom is a community because the students are brought together for a common purpose. The students are encouraged to be philanthropic within their classroom, school and family. They reflect on how philanthropy and trust affect the common good of...
This lesson will introduce students to the concept of philanthropy. As a class, they will brainstorm possible ideas for the word philanthropist. The students will learn that even young people can be philanthropists.
Learners will develop a working knowledge of the vocabulary associated with philanthropy and awareness of the rich history of philanthropy in the United States.
Unit: Heroes and Their Impact
This lesson will introduce the children to a hero whose actions changed the course of history. Students will describe what they learned about being a hero and relate some of the characteristics of heroes to a personal hero.
Inspired by stories of service, students gain understanding of philanthropy concepts and actions. They brainstorm acts of kindness and determine how they will contribute to the common good.
Unit: People Who Work
Unit: Constitution Day
Students explore the components of the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution and apply them to their own lives, with a particular emphasis on philanthropy. This lesson is designed for Citizenship/Constitution Day (September 17) and connects students to the community-building focus of the...