This lesson will characterize how individuals in everyday life need trust. It will define philanthropy and explain how it works toward the common good within family, school, and neighborhood.
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Students will define philanthropy and recognize philanthropic activities. Students will identify examples of philanthropy in literature.
The class identifies a local non-profit organization and plans a service project to support the endeavor.
The lesson purpose is to have learners identify individual, family, peer and community needs through collecting, analyzing and evaluating data. The class will produce a community needs map based on their group evaluations and align it to a list of community service sites and locations. They will...
The learners will demonstrate to other learners the following concepts: common good, decision making model, opportunity cost, limited resources, pursuit of happiness, and civic writing through a courtroom simulation which they will present to other learners.
Unit: What Is Philanthropy?
Using literature and research, learners will identify acts of philanthropy that occurred during the Civil War era.
Students gain awareness and understanding of philanthropy through song, a visit from a community leader, and realistic fiction. Students demonstrate this understanding in discussion, writing, and art (making placemats to donate to a soup kitchen). These things are done in...