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.
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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.
Students will examine models of philanthropy in history and in modern day life. Using the democratic process, learners determine criteria, nominate, and select persons to whom they bestow an honor.
To begin building a philanthropic foundation in students that encourages them to become active participants in society.
Using two works of art, students will make comparisons between historic and present-day philanthropic endeavors. They will analyze the contributions of Robert W.
Students learn about Native American traditions of philanthropy. They examine traditions of philanthropy and determine local needs and suggest solutions for their own community.
The lessons center on The Legend of the Bluebonnet by Tomie de Paola. Students explore the concepts of selflessness and selfishness and consider the effects of their actions on others.
Students define philanthropy, hero, and nonprofit as they apply to local community organizations and civil society.