To expose learners to first-hand accounts of the function of non-profits in various nations of the world, and share that information with the class.
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Unit: Whose Job Is It?
The learner will experience the process of identifying needs of the community and making decisions based on the urgency of those needs. They will also experience the planning process that occurs when developing steps to alleviate the need....
Students will learn how to participate in a needs assessment for their local community.
Unit: Poetry of Giving (The)
The purpose of the lesson is to show students how the poetic conventions of rhythm, rhyme, refrain, alliteration and onomatopoeia create the sounds of poetry. Students will use poetry to learn about a humanitarian who began a nonprofit organization with world-wide consequences.
Students will apply the concept of jurisdiction to classroom rules, identify court-recognized student rights and create a list of behaviors in a classroom that might violate student rights.
Unit: Encouraging Volunteerism
Through the use of a fable, learners will understand that the giving of their time, talent and treasure will improve the quality of life in their communities.