Exploring Generosity

Grades: 
11, 12
Keywords & Concepts: 

To expose students to the history and philosophy of generosity in order to better understand why and how we should be generous.

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Duration 
Print1.5 hours
Objectives 

Students will:

  • Learn about the psychology, history, philosophy, and theology of generosity
  • Learn that generosity can be essential to a life well lived
  • Explore the abundance versus scarcity model
  • Explore different types of giving and how personality may influence giving preferences
Materials 

"Exploring Generosity" Presentation Outline by Chris Gabriel, 2014.

"Exploring Generosity" Presentation and Handout by Chris Gabriel, 2014.

 

Instructions

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  1. A guest speaker provides an overview of generosity followed by discussion.

Assessment 

Students share the ways they have given in the past and how this may relate to their personality type.