Doing Our Share

Unit of 4 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
6
7
8
Subjects: 
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Mathematics
Language Arts
Arts Education
Issue Area: 
Civil society
Focus Question 

How can our voice be used to make communities stronger? 

 

Photo Credit:  Main Street USA by Images by John 'K' is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

The purpose of this unit is to increase the students' understanding of philanthropy and nonprofits through social studies, math, technology and the arts. The students will study philanthropy from the past to the present in their own community. The students will interview and videotape philanthropists in the community.

Service Experience 
The students create and share a video to teach community members about the great philanthropy around them. The students will plan and execute a presentation ceremony to give the video to the community. 
Lessons in This Unit