Students will recognize the value of volunteerism in accomplishing worthy goals.
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Unit: Philanthropy in History
This lesson will explore the contributions made by Clara Barton as a nurse and founder of the American Red Cross. This is an example of the women from the Industrial Era making a difference through contributions to society. This lesson incorporates a service project connecting the students to...
Students will recognize the aspects of the hero/superhero in themselves, take action on a social issue about which they care deeply, and reflect on that experience through writing.
Although the problems of the environment seem overwhelming, if each person does a little, the problems can be reduced. Even small contributions make an impact on the environment. Students choose ways they can make an impact through their small...
Unit: Heroism In Literature
Students will be provided the opportunity to reflect cognitively and effectively upon concepts acquired during the first three lessons by producing a manual of service opportunities within their community. Increasing individual student awareness of...
Unit: Philanthropy is "Phun"
This lesson will teach Maimonides’ (Rambam’s) Eight Levels of Charity as quoted in the Mishneh Torah, his book of Jewish laws and concepts. The learner will understand the Eight Levels of Charity, the reasons behind the hierarchy, and how these levels apply to today’s...
Unit: Concepts of Leadership
The learners will explore the impact of and responses to the February 2018 high school shooting in Parkland, Florida. They will explore alternative ways to respond in a nonviolent way and learn how acting philanthropically will often produce positive results even out of tragedy.