Students define philanthropy and identify ways Johnny Appleseed acted as a philanthropist through environmental stewardship. After identifying ways in which they personally act as philanthropists, they will raise awareness of philanthropy in the school and home.
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First impressions of people can often lead to misunderstandings and unfair treatment of others.
Read literature that illustrates how responsible citizens participate constructively in maintaining and enhancing the environment.
Students become aware of the nature of prejudice and the positive nature of cultural differences. Learners apply knowledge of prejudice and cultural uniqueness by teaching these concepts to younger children.
Students learn the meaning of philanthropy and community and ways to practice philanthropy in the school and neighborhood in which they live. They will learn about these concepts through music, movement, and creative dramatics experiences.
Using literature as a starting point, the students explore philanthropic concepts and the benefits of sharing and caring for others. A simulation gives them practice sharing where there is a scarcity of resources.
Philanthropy in Action is a unit designed to introduce students to the concept of philanthropy. As they give and serve the community in their service projects, students are acting as philanthropists.
This unit explores the basic needs and purposes of plants and people.