Students read and analyze different leadership types and then create a visual presentation about a "servant leader" who puts the needs of those served first. They may explore the rich Our State of Generosity website to read about...
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Discover elements of philanthropy within their community and state during and immediately after World War II. Determine philanthropy in their community and state today and create a manual to donate to the school library.
The teacher will introduce the concept of philanthropy and lay the groundwork for the students to participate as philanthropists in the International Coastal Cleanup, a volunteer action for the common good.
Unit: Philanthropy and You
Unit: Impact of Giving
In this one period lesson, learners discuss hunger and learn about nonprofits in the community. Students respond to literature and reflect on ways people give and take action. As a service project, they raise awareness of the issue or of giving opportunities.
Unit: Bridges for All
Students describe the brave work of one female Quaker who served a lifeline for fugitives and freedmen before the Civil War. They research several examples of the philanthropic work of individuals and organizations before, during, and after the Civil War....
Read and compare a variety of literature to explore motivations and impact of young people taking action and helping others. We recognize that we all have time, treasures and/or talents to share.
Unit: Community Impact
Students explore the choices they have and the influences that make up their identity. They choose a method of presentation to share a representation of their identities and how their identities contribute to the common good.
The purpose of this lesson is to provide the learners with knowledge of landscape environments and more specifically landscape environments around their own homes, school, and community, so they can be better informed stewards about conservation.
Unit: Grow Involved 3-5
Students listen and respond to a nonfiction literature book The Librarian of Basra by Jeanette Winter. They discuss serving others and working for the good of the community. Students create book covers and donate them to a community organization.