Even the smallest things, when shared, can be examples of philanthropy. In the folktale, "A Drum," a poor boy gives away his meager possessions when the need arises and receives a great gift in the end. The question of one’s being naturally generous is discussed. In the Palestinian folktale, "Ma...
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This lesson will focus learners' attention on the need to recognize and prevent (or find solutions to) prejudice based on cultural, ethnic, racial, gender, economic, age, social, ability or religious differences.
Unit: Smiles Change the World
To introduce students to the need all people have for friendship and belonging. They will apply what they learn by working with a partner to create a page for a class "big book". The book will be given to another class to help them learn the importance of friendship and belonging and some...
Unit: Let's Make Lemonade
The students will prepare the lemonade for the sale in the first lesson and review coin recognition and counting skills before the sale. During Day Two, students will sort and count the money collected from their sale.
Unit: Growing Our Future
The purpose of this lesson is to emphasize to students that there are many types of people in the world, and we must be tolerant of everyone’s uniqueness.
Unit: Philanthropy in History
Through literature, students see a garden as a place where an individual can go for inner peace and solitude. They show environmental responsibility by sharing a garden within a community.