Living in a Community: Intro. to Philanthropy Unit (1st)

Unit of 3 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
K
1
2
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Community
Focus Question 

What is an individual's responsibility to the common good?

 

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Unit Overview 

Students learn what it is to be a philanthropist. The students recognize their classroom is a community that works together for the common good. Students gain understanding through literature, song, and personal experiences of what it means to be both a community member and a philanthropist.

Service Experience 
 Students perform individual acts of service for the common good of the school community.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Living in a Community: Intro. to Philanthropy Unit (1st)
Lesson 3 of 3
Grades: 
K
1
2

The students recognize that their classroom is a community because the students are brought together for a common purpose. The students are encouraged to be philanthropic within their classroom, school and family. They reflect on how philanthropy and trust affect the common good of the community.