Exploring Philanthropic Motivations (8th Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
6
7
8
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Civil society
Focus Question 

 What is my own motivation for giving? 

 

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Unit Overview 
Students learn about and discuss the motivations for giving. They apply these motivations to their own lives and to the goal of addressing poverty, hunger, and homelessness.
Service Experience 
 Students share their poems about giving with an outside audience. They come to a group decision about a way to take action for the common good.
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