It's Up to Whom? You! (12th Grade)

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

 How might individuals and society address the issues of poverty, homelessness and hunger, and their underlying causes?


Photo Credit:  Capital High School Classroom Discussion by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

Students define philanthropy and identify past and present volunteers in their communities and/or world. They explore the risks (opportunity costs) as well as the merits of volunteering for the common good and a more civil society.

Service Experience 
 Students come to a concensus on voluntary action to address an identified need related to poverty, hunger, and homelessness.
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