Philanthropy Is Everywhere: Intro. to Philanthropy Unit (3rd)

Unit of 3 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
3
4
5
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Civil society
Focus Question 

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

 

Photo Credit:  Kids with the Earth at the Big Green Gathering by Gavin Stewart is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

Students define philanthropy and recognize its importance to and effects on the community. The students will identify their classroom as a community and explore ways in which each individual can support their classroom community by doing philanthropic deeds. 

Service Experience 
 Students look for opportunities to do random acts of kindness to take action for the common good.
Lessons in This Unit