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542 resources with the keyterm philanthropy

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Kids Can Make a Difference

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What is a philanthropist? We can all be philanthropists! After assessing the needs of the school and listening to literature about how they can help others, primary learners develop a class project and maintain a journal of their...
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Eliminating Poverty

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The "Teach a Man To Fish" non-profit organization provides a formal education to people living in rural communities throughout the world. This video follows a man that teaches in agricultural Latin America, the focus is to provide...
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Carry Someone's Problems

For Teachers 4th - 12th
An inspirational girl from Africa tells viewers about her dream to help those less fortunate. Her passion to help others has led her to finish college, open a business, give half of her profits to help orphans, beggars, and disabled...
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Dr. Barnardo 1845-1900

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Meet a Victorian Era philanthropist who helped over 8,000 children in his lifetime. Read about the life and accomplishments of Dr. Barnardo, an advocate for child welfare, in a time of increased child poverty and homelessness. 
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What is a Philanthropist?

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What does a philanthropist do? Help your class explore philanthropy using character development and literacy ideas. Learners will define and give examples of philanthropy, listen to The Lion and the Mouse, discuss how the characters help...
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Sports Heroes and Private Action for the Common Good

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Young readers explore philanthropy and its effects on the public good. They discuss athletes and their examples as philanthropists. They research a sports hero and play "The Match Game" to determine what they know about other sports...
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People Behind the Parks

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Explore U.S. geography with your class by viewing a documentary. Show a portion of the Ken Burns documentary "The National Parks," and identify the individuals responsible for keeping the parks in order. Elementary and middle schoolers...
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Solid Foundation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young community members explore philanthropic foundations. They discuss the work of community foundations, and then they listen to a guest speaker describe the vision and activities of a local foundation. Is there a way they can join the...
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Small Actions with Big Results

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore philanthropy in literature. In this literature lesson, students read text from three different genres that all have a moral. Students compare and contrast these pieces of literature, focusing on the character traits that...
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Hands are for Helping (Responsible Personal Conduct)

For Teachers K - 2nd
Youngster learn the importance of cooperation and sharing through a fun art project! Following a brief introductory discussion in which the class brainstorms how they can use their hands to share, youngster get divided into pairs to...
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Acting for the Common Goods

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The first of a three-part series on bullying, this plan has class members present skits about bullying, write and sign an anti-bullying pledge, and complete a service project. For the skit, learners use information from previous lessons...
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UN's Millennium Goals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Whose responsibility is it to improve schools in developing countries? How does quality education affect my neighborhood? Questions of responsibility, whether global or local, form the heart of this lesson. Using the UN’s Millennium...
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Money Smart Choices

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Your class can explore personal finance concepts with this money and philanthropy lesson. They define and discuss the terms spend, save, donate, and invest as they relate to the personal use of money. In groups, they work to explore many...
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Let's Walk That Talk

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use persuasive speech techniques to encourage philanthropy in others. Their speeches will include details of philanthropic acts within the community, home/family and school. In addition to speeches, students commit to an act of...
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Questions of Courage

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine discrimination. In this character education instructional activity, learners read two biographies, Vivien Naki and Hamilton Naki then analyze their personal discrimination experiences. They complete a Venn diagram to compare and...
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You Are All Winners

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Coach Tom Goodson has volunteered to help students at a local elementary school for generations. This short shows how volunteering everyday can make a difference. Have your students volunteer together to help a non-profit and then write...
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Four Generations Ð Part 2

For Teachers 4th - 12th
How can one water buffalo make a difference? A musician gives a family a water buffalo, the emotional response of this gift is overwhelming for the family. A water buffalo will provide fuel, food, and a way to till the soil. Have...
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Four Generations Ð Part 1

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Robert Thomson is an American violinist who brings a poor Chinese family a water buffalo. Students will learn how important a water buffalo can be and why. Ask them to think what one thing would make the biggest difference to an...
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Fame, Fortune, and Philanthropy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
With your middle schoolers, develop concepts such as philanthropy, civic responsibility, community service, and common good. Discuss famous philanthropists and what we can each give of our time, talent and treasure to better our...
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Jimmy Carter: Civic Action, Lesson 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Inspired by the humanitarian work of President Jimmy Carter after he left office, high schoolers explore the history of civic action in the United States and generate ideas about problems at the local, national, and international levels....
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Friendship and Belonging

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify and demonstrate various emotions. In this philanthropy lesson, students listen to the book, The Brand New Kid by Katie Couric, and brainstorm ideas to help new children feel welcome at school. Students role play the...
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Charity Begins at Home

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Build stronger informational comprehension in your language arts class. Learners read a 7-paragraph article about charity, then respond to 6 short answer questions. Vocabulary words and definitions are included.
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Cultivating Caring - Filling Buckets of Caring Carrots

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students practice compassion. In this character education lesson, student read Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud. Students discuss the book as well as ways to demonstrate they care for one another. Students fill buckets...
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Letter Writing: Social Action Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Help your pupils sharpen their letter writing skills. They compose business letters that include greetings, headings, closings, and a professional tone for a philanthropic organization requesting information. Use this resource to...