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7 resources with the keyterm philanthropists

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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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Michigan's Legacy of Giving

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners study important Michigan based philanthropists. They examine how philanthropy, especially within the United Way, has helped their own community and write school based public service announcements to share this information. They...
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Circle of Caring

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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. Middle schoolers define philanthropy,...
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If I Had A Million Dollars

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers write a persuasive letter. In this philanthropy activity, 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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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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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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Philanthropists: Past, Present, Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine an antislavery activist and their philanthropist ways. They research modern philanthropy and foundations. They create their own kindness plan to execute.