Call to Action: Intro. to Philanthropy

Unit of 2 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
6
7
8
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Civil society
Focus Question 

What is an individual's responsibility to the common good? 

Unit Overview 

Students define philanthropy and brainstorm how their time, talent, and treasure can be used to address needs in their school, neighborhood, and larger community. They investigate nonprofit organizations.

 

 

Service Experience 
 Students identify needs and work together to decide what need to address and how. 
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Call to Action: Intro. to Philanthropy
Lesson 2 of 2
Grades: 
6
7
8

Learners will investigate their resources of time, talent and treasure and brainstorm how these can be used to address community needs/issues or problems in their school, neighborhood and larger community. They will investigate nonprofit organizations that contribute to the common good by addressing these needs.