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To expose students to the history and philosophy of generosity in order to better understand why and how we should be generous.
There are times when a person learns that it is better not to give a generous gift at all if it will be disrespected by the receiver. There are also times a person may realize too late that there is a cost for bad behavior. ...
Wise Lessons from Global Storytelling
To discuss the wisdom of giving and receiving gifts. What makes a gift or giver wise or foolish? How should you decide what you should give?
Introduce the philanthropic behavior of Native Americans through the speech attributed to Chief Seattle, using the book Brother Eagle, Sister Sky: The Words of Chief Seattle.
Philanthropy is about generosity in all its many forms, commonly referred to as gifts of “time, talent, and treasure.” For this activity, you will learn how people can combine these gifts for even greater impact.
As demonstrated in these folktales, even the smallest things, when shared, can be examples of philanthropy.
This unit includes access to folktales from all over the world, revealing a "generosity of spirit" that speaks the common language of "giving." Learners learn the components of a folktale, define philanthropy, and then read a variety of folktales that illustrate differences and similiarities acro