This lesson introduces the students to the definition of philanthropy and tells how the Native Americans were philanthropic toward the Pilgrims. Students carry out their own “random acts of kindness.”
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Unit: Pilgrim's Progress
Unit: Philanthropy and You
Students learn the elements of the political process, such as advocating for candidates and current issues. The learners articulate how this action is a demonstration of responsible citizenship and how advocating for one's beliefs is a demonstration of a citizen's rights. Voting is a method to...
Unit: Road Less Traveled (A)
Through video, a simulation activity about learning a new language, and discussion, students build understanding of life as a refugee.
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Unit: Around the World
This lesson enables learners to examine and demonstrate knowledge of geographic, historic and cultural elements and traditions in North and South America. Learners will investigate how the elements have affected the development of Stewardship and Philanthropy...
Unit: Philanthropy in History
Students gain awareness of the work of nonprofits and how they form to address issues that impact the common good. They learn more about one nonprofit and plan voluntary action to support its work through volunteering, donations, or advocacy.
Learners will find examples in literature of the simple act of doing something for the common good. They will research examples of philanthropists in colonial America.