Power to Make a Difference (The): Intro. to Philanthropy Unit (8th)
What is the role of nonprofit organizations in the economy and for the common good?
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Learners learn vocabulary associated with philanthropy and gain awareness of the rich history of philanthropy in the United States. They investigate a nonprofit organization and write persuasively about its mission.
Learners will develop a working knowledge of the vocabulary associated with philanthropy and awareness of the rich history of philanthropy in the United States.
Students will understand the importance of working together for the common good. They will create persuasive radio public service announcements about a philanthropic organization and its mission, and justify a personal choice about an organization they would like to support with time (volunteerism) or treasure.