Family Lessons in Philanthropy (5th Grade)

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

 What does it mean to be a member of a family community? 


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Unit Overview 

Students respond to a picture book, A Patchwork Quilt, about family philanthropy. They reflect on the caring and sharing in their own families and then expand to ideas to contribute to their other communities.

Service Experience 
 Brainstorm acts of kindness and sharing to perform at home, at school, and in the community. Find a way to share what the students do and celebrate their contributions. 
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