Our Philanthropic Tradition: Intro. to Philanthropy Unit (5th)
Students listen to and discuss a literature book about philanthropy in the African American community that will enhance the student’s understanding of the democratic tradition of philanthropy.
Students will understand the vocabulary of philanthropy and the importance of the tradition of philanthropy to the community and civil society.
The students explore family traditions of giving. Using the book Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt as a springboard, they discuss traditions of philanthropy in community.