Grow Involved K-2
The students learn about giving and sharing through listening to and responding to literature books. The "big" word and concept of philanthropy (giving time, talent and treasure for the common good) is introduced. They show caring by doing a simple service project, and they choose a group to receive their creations.
Students learn about caring and sharing through discussion of the book Martin's Big Words. The lesson introduces the "big" word philanthropy (giving time, talent and treasure for the common good). The students discuss ways they have been philanthropic by voluntarily being nice to someone or being helpful.
The students learn about giving and sharing through the literature book The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. They show caring by creating "Spread the Cheer" cards of appreciation and/or cheer. They brainstorm and choose a group to receive their cards.
A read aloud story demonstrates caring and philanthropy related to environmental stewardship and animal welfare.