History of Philanthropy

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
Language Arts
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Diverse people
Focus Question 

Why is it important to the preservation and improvement of American consitutional democracy that citizens develop respect for individuals' worth and dignity and participate thoughtfully and effectively in public affairs?

Unit Overview 

With each learner listening to a video about a specific perspective in the history of philanthropy, the learners piece together and explore the history of philanthropic behavior (sharing, community collaboration, service) from ancient cultures to today, as well as compare themes of love and service in different world religion practices. 

Service Experience 
Learners make a brief video illustrating specific examples of diverse ways people demonstrate philanthropy and care for their neighbor. 
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