The purpose of this lesson is to introduce students to the various philanthropic occupational opportunities available in their local or state United Way organization and member agencies.d
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To organize data gathered about the United Way and share the information they have gathered in both oral and written form.
Unit: Phil Up on the Arts
Unit: Unity in the Community
In this lesson, students recognize the importance of the communities to which they belong (big and small). The students recognize the words unity and united as words related to people coming together with common purpose. The goal of this lesson is to prove that there...
In a world of us vs. them, how can our children develop a sense of community? In this lesson, our children will gain an understanding of community as people who work, learn, play and live together. Through the activities in this lesson, children internalize the value of being a...
Learners will analyze the “new philanthropists,” who they are, what they give, to whom they give, their personal qualities, and how they hold people and organizations accountable for their philanthropic efforts. They will consider different causes and issues which they might support.
This lesson may be used with units where students study other countries of the world. In addition to the usual study of climate, resources, and physical and human characteristics of the place being studied, learners will investigate philanthropy, especially related to community solutions to...
The students will discover the importance of diverse roles of the four U.S. economic sectors (For Profit, Nonprofit, Government and Household) and how they meet the needs of the population. They will explore how these sectors work together to form a civil society.
Unit: Earth Keepers
The purpose of this lesson is to introduce learners to our global community. Learners will understand that they share the Earth with many other people and they have a responsibility to be good stewards of the Earth by helping care for it.