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20 resources with the concept philanthropists

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Global Health Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Examine global health issues and the philanthropic efforts of Bill Gates. Working in groups, your class will research selected diseases focusing on symptoms, transmission, and prevention. They also conclude by writing grant proposals to...
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A Good Story

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the contributions of philanthropists. In this philanthropy lesson, students watch "The Gift of All: A Community of Givers." Students then read biographies of philanthropists and create PowerPoint presentations about the...
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Talk About the Passion

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students think critically about artistic freedom and evaluate the aims and effectiveness of censorship and education. They begin an investigation of the ongoing controversy surrounding Mel Gibson's "The Passion of Christ" by reading "New...
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Discovering Our Legacy of Giving

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the characteristics of philanthropists.  In this cross- curricular lesson plan, 7th graders evaluate the character traits of people from a film. Students write a metaphor about responsibility to community.
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Celebrity Philanthropists

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore celebrity philanthropists. In this character development activity, students research a celebrity who has demonstrated philanthropy. Students write and present a report including biographical information about the...
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Circle of Caring

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine lives that have been lived for the positive good of others. In this philanthropy instructional activity, students discuss famous philanthropists and what they have in common. Students define philanthropy, discuss what...
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If I Had A Million Dollars

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers write a persuasive letter. In this philanthropy lesson, students write about what they would do if they had a million dollars. They discuss worthwhile community causes they could donate money to. Middle schoolers also...
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Phil's Community Connections

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners research a Nobel Peace Prize winner to gain understanding of their philanthropic contribution to the global community. In this global peach lesson, students identify a Nobel Peace Prize winner, reflect on how their act affected...
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Homelessness

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the importance of soup kitchens. In this philanthropy lesson, students brainstorm ways they can be philanthropists. Students watch a puppet show about a young girl who doesn't have enough to eat at home and has to go...
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What is a Philanthropist?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discuss the conceptual framework of philanthropy. In this introduction to philanthropy lesson, students define the term philanthropist and read the story Lion and the Mouse. Students discuss the concepts of philanthropy...
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Cleaning Up

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students demonstrate how to be a philanthropist. In this philanthropy instructional activity, students read the story The Wartville Wizard and discuss ways to become a philanthropist. Students participate in a good deed by volunteering...
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MADAME C. J. WALKER

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders recognize the achievements of Madame C. J. Walker and select one long term and one short term goal and describe the steps necessary to achieve those goals.
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The Joy of a Garden

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study environmental stewardship. For this environmental stewardship lesson, students read the story The Gardner and define the character's actions for the environment. Students define philanthropy and complete a Venn Diagram the...
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Dear Philanthropist

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students differentiate between philanthropists and celebrities. They brainstorm a list of philanthropists and write formal letters to them. They can write to past or present philanthropists from a teacher-provided list or the one...
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Research and Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the public and philanthropic life of a selected person to whom they have written. They continue research and writing questions in preparation for a visual and oral presentation.
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Philanthropists: Past, Present, Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine an antislavery activist and their philanthropist ways. They research modern philanthropy and foundations. They create their own kindness plan to execute.
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What is a Philanthropist and Why Do We Care?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers practice using the word philanthropy. They identify examples of philanthropy in America. They describe how certain philanthropic acts relate to the core democratic values.
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Philanthro What?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss what it means to be a philanthropist and how important philanthropists are to the community. They discuss the tradition involved in philanthropy and create a show and tell "Philanthropy Teaching Quilt" using the various...
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Let's Make Lemonade Lesson 1: What is a Philanthropist?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars define the words philanthropists and philanthropy. They make flip books representing the story, The Lion and the Mouse and retell the story to a classmate.
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Edwin Perkins: A Nebraska Success Story

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the life of the inventor of Kool-Aid to unearth concepts of a market economy. Vocabulary presented helps support the learning process.