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 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?
Through discussion and response to literature, we define philanthropy as the sharing of time, talent, and treasure for the common good. Participants reflect on the benefit of philanthropy to the giver and receiver....
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...
This lesson will encourage students to think of ways that they can be (or have been) philanthropists. A puppet or doll is used to tell a story about going to a soup kitchen to motivate the students about providing food for a soup kitchen or other organization that addresses hunger....