Power and Potential to Make a Difference (12th Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
9
10
11
12
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Media / Technology
Issue Area: 
Diverse people
Focus Question 

What can we learn from diverse people today and in history about private action for the common good? 

 

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Unit Overview 

Learners read about and discuss individuals who have made a difference. They review the definition of philanthropy and analyze the characteristics associated with philanthropic acts. They reflect on their own power and potential to make a difference.

Service Experience 
  Students write a persuasive paragraph about philanthropy or an issue for which they want to enlist the help of others. 
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