Philanthropy--You and Your World: Intro. to Philanthropy Unit (7th)

Unit of 2 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Civil society
Focus Question 

 What does it mean to take action for the common good? 


Photo Credit:  2012 June – Teen Thursday ductigami – 4 by Allen County (IN) Public Library is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 


Students define and learn the traits of philanthropy and nonprofits. They look for examples of giving time, talent, and treasure in the school, community and world, as well as their own ways to be philanthropic.

Service Experience 
 Students look for ways to perform simple acts of philanthropy at home and school.
Lessons in This Unit