History of Philanthropy

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
9
10
11
12
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Philanthropy
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 

Students explore the history of philanthropic behavior (sharing, community collaboration, service) in ancient cultures and today, as well as compare themes of love and service in different world religion practices. 

Service Experience 
Students make a brief video illustrating a specific example of diverse people being more alike than different as they value love and service. 
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