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16 resources with the keyterm philanthropist

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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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Talk About the Passion

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners 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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The New Philanthropists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss what it means to be a philanthropist and review The Top Twelve Philanthropists of 2000. They write an essay in which they become a philanthropist and must decide how to spend $100 million.
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Discovering Our Legacy of Giving

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the characteristics of philanthropists.  In this cross- curricular lesson, 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 lesson, students research a celebrity who has demonstrated philanthropy. Students write and present a report including biographical information about the...
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Phil's Community Connections

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

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students demonstrate how to be a philanthropist. For this philanthropy lesson, students read the story The Wartville Wizard and discuss ways to become a philanthropist. Students participate in a good deed by volunteering to clean up trash.
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What is a Philanthropist?

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

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the characteristics of a philanthropist. They develop a list of famous philanthropists, and write a bio-poem describing a philanthropist using a bio-poem template.
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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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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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The Joy of a Garden

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

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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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What is a Philanthropist and Why Do We Care?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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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Let's Make Lemonade Lesson 1: What is a Philanthropist?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students 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.