This lesson explores concepts related to money. They read a fun picture book about spending and learn about saving. Learners discover that individuals and organizations give special gifts of money called endowments to nonprofit organizations and foundations. In this way the work of the...
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Learners examine their lives and ambitions and identify acts of “everyday philanthropy.” They come to better understand their personal traits and the impact these might have on their personal philanthropic involvement.
Unit: Why Do People Give?
This lesson introduces the concepts of supporting the arts and artists “giving back.” This lesson also introduces the concept of serial reciprocity—when someone does something kind for you, you pass on an act of kindness to someone else.
Unit: Encouraging Volunteerism
Learners will identify the ways citizens can become active participants in the community through political parties, interest groups, voting and providing public service. This lesson may include determination of need in the community and response....
Students take action by participating in an activity that raises awareness about schools that do not have sufficient resources.
Students read and learn about a group, IMPUHWE (means compassion in Kinyarwanda), that supports girls’ education in Rwanda. They compare and contrast attributes of school systems across the globe.
Unit: From Struggle to Success
Students edit their memoir drafts, adding dialogue and figurative language in this guided writing session. This lesson will help students realize that struggles they experience in their lives often lead to a new understanding or lesson learned. Students will reflect on how their experience...