As demonstrated in these folktales, even the smallest things, when shared, can be examples of philanthropy.
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We find poetry everywhere: lyrics to songs, commercials, and picture books. Poems express strong emotions and observations of relationships with each other and the world. Sharing their poems to communicate care can be an act of generosity.
Unit: Philanthropic Behavior
In this activity that follows the model of the story of Stone Soup, we learn about a mindset that says "yes we can" rather than looking at what we don't have. We cooperate to solve a problem for the good of all.
Unit: Our Class, Our Earth
Unit: Grow Involved 6-8
Unit: Beautiful Me
Unit: Words Can Hurt
Students prepare a one-minute speech about themselves using an object as a device to share a story and help others remember their name and something about them.
Unit: Three Chinese Stories
Based on the book The Runaway Rice Cake, the group writes a familiar story from a different perspective. The moral of the story is that when the character gives generously and from the heart, the giver is also rewarded in some way.
Learners define respect and explore the meaning of self-respect and respect for others. They explore the relationships between respect and prejudice, bias, racism and stereotype.