Even the person viewed as the most powerful person in the world does not have unlimited power. Constitutionally, the president of the United States is limited by the "advise and consent" rule (and other checks and balances). The learners look at the importance...
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Unit: Advise and Consent
Through persuasive writing, the learners will build awareness and invite action for change in their school, the community or the world about an issue of concern. Typical forms may include essays, editorials, feature articles, or speeches.
The purpose of this lesson is to create story scripts from the research and facts collected in Lesson One: Digging Up the Facts. The scripts will be comprised of the following parts: setting, one character per student, problem, solution,...
Unit: Poetry of Giving (The)
The purpose of this lesson is to help students understand the process that is followed when preparing an appeal for aid. They will use the information gathered in the last lesson to prepare their presentation to a mock philanthropic organization.
Students work collaboratively to bring their individual devotions into a collective devotional booklet that is printed and published online. They also create an audio version. Students serve on different teams determined by collaborative planning to make the final version.
In this lesson, the students carry out their service plan to promote a positive school climate, then reflect on its impact and demonstrate their service-learning process to an audience.
In this lesson, students create a gift of story modeled after the documentary The Gift of All. The students will research and/or interview a local philanthropist. Each student will write a biography telling the story of the philanthropist. They share the completed biography with an...
Youth Activity: Participants will know the definition of philanthropy, and be able to recognize philanthropic traits and actions. See the handout for supplemental faith-based discussion questions.
“Say it again! Say it loud! Philanthropy makes me proud!” ~ Janet...