Philanthropists in the Community (5th Grade)

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

What does it mean to be a member of a community? 


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Unit Overview 

Students examine the possibilities for philanthropy in the many communities to which they belong from family to national. They learn about some nationally recognized philanthropists and their contributions of time, talent, or treasure. 

Service Experience 
  Students share information about a philanthropist to let others know about ways that people contribute to the common good. 
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