Students will understand philanthropy and service learning. They will analyze past actions to determine if they have contributed to the common good. This lesson will give the context for succeeding lessons in the unit so that students will be able to complete an action for the common...
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Unit: What Is Philanthropy?
Using the plays from the previous lesson as a jumpstart, the students carry out a plan to share time and talent in the community. They help at a local food pantry or donation center. After the visit, the students reflect on the impact of their...
Unit: "I" on Philanthropy
Students will conduct a service-learning project as they interview members of the local non-profit community. After gathering information from the interviews, students will create a resource that lists information and details about each of the organizations.
Unit: Smiles Change the World
Students research the practices of historical service leaders to gather information about effective practices to effect change. They analyze data collected from their surveys and design a campaign to advocate for health in their city.
The lesson purpose is to have learners identify individual, family, peer and community needs through collecting, analyzing and evaluating data. The class will produce a community needs map based on their group evaluations and align it to a list of community service sites and locations. They will...
Unit: Money Smart Teens (6-8)
Students will create a personal spending plan, based on realistic projected monthly income and expenses. Students will also present the money the class collected to the charity of their choice.