What does it mean to be a member of a community?
Students learn about Native American traditions of philanthropy. They examine traditions of philanthropy and determine local needs and suggest solutions for their own community.
Introduces the term philanthropy (private action for the common good) and helps students recognize the relationship between community need and private action. Students will learn the meaning of philanthropy and ways in which it occurs in the home, at school, and in the community.
To introduce students to the tradition of Native American tribal giving and sharing and help students identify talents they possess that could be used to help others.
Students will learn some ways Native Americans valued the Earth.
To help students recognize distinctions between heroes and celebrities.
To show students how one person's action for the common good can affect an entire community. To make students aware of philanthropic activities in their own community.