Philanthropy--Why?: Penny Drive

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
6
7
8
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Financial
Focus Question 

 How do our decisions about spending affect the common good? 

 

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Unit Overview 

This lesson focuses on motivations for giving. Learners explore the reasons why they might give treasure and what the impact of their giving might be upon the recipients of their giving.

Service Experience 
 Students organize and contribute to a penny drive to raise funds for a local issue. 
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