Funding the Arts

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

 How does an individual use personal interests and strengths to impact the common good? 

 

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Unit Overview 
Students learn how nonprofit organizations contribute to the common good by supporting the arts. They role-play as members of the Board of a foundation focused on the Arts who are making a funding recommendation to bring the Arts to the children of the community.
Service Experience 
 Create and donate art as a gift to thank someone or to raise someone's spirits. Art may be in the form of performance, cards, poetry, or fine art.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Funding the Arts
Lesson 1 of 1
Grades: 
6
7
8

Students learn how nonprofit organizations contribute to the common good by supporting the arts. They role-play as members of the board of a foundation focused on the Arts who are making a funding recommendation to bring the Arts to the children of the community.

Focus Question: How does an individual use personal interests and strengths to impact the common good?