Students will identify examples of philanthropy in a classic piece of literature. While written for a Christian Middle School, the lesson may be easily adapted for public school use.
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Unit: Bridging the Gap
To practice the vignettes, make simple costumes and scenery, and plan and arrange for advertising. This is a hands-on, student-led lesson as they use their ideas to practice and develop a finished production. The teacher is present to ask guiding questions and nudge progress along.
To share with other students, families, and/or the community a production designed and prepared by students to entertain the audience while explaining the difference between profit and nonprofit organizations and the types of careers within them.
To introduce students to a variety of specific nonprofits and their representatives who address topics such as the organization's mission, financial support, and work.
Students explore how people apply the Core Democratic Values in problem-solving situations. They use role-playing to demonstrate positive strategies in order to promote the common good at school.
Unit: Pilgrim's Progress
Unit: "I" on Philanthropy
Students will analyze the insidious effects of feelings of superiority/inferiority and discrimination on others.