The lessons that comprise this unit were designed to give students an opportunity to draw from their prior knowledge as well as new experiences to develop a deeper understanding of the concept of philanthropy. Student writing skills are also heavily emphasized in this unit. It is also designed to develop a personal definition for the term philanthropy that is based on prior knowledge as well as facts learned in this unit.
Students define philanthropy based on their experience and from literary quotes.
Students use writing skills and critical thinking to write a poem about a philanthropist.
This lesson involves the students role-playing scenarios related to caring actions.
In this lesson, students work in groups to organize the information they have about philanthropy in preparation for the next session of writing an essay about philanthropy.