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601 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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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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Philanthropy of Sports Heroes and Myself

For Teachers 8th - 12th
What is philanthropy? What does it mean to be a responsible citizen? Middle and high schoolers write an essay, create a poster, or write a song about one of their favorite heroes covered in the lesson. It appears that you'll have to...
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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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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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Bridging the Gap by Doing Philanthropy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Turn your middle schoolers into civic-minded members of the community. After engaging in a service learning activity, they write about it in a journal, an essay and an observation report, then complete a project summarizing their...
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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...
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Pay It Forward

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders practice serial reciprocity. In this "Pay It Forward," lesson, 9th graders watch the film of the same name and discuss how it mirrors work by Martin Luther King, Jr. Students then discuss service projects they can carry out...
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Working with What You've Got

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the natural balance in ecosystems. For this environmental stewardship lesson, students investigate local ecosystems and their biotic and abiotic features. Learners create a service learning plan based on sustainability...
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Air Pollution and Asthma

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders consider air quality. In this environmental stewardship lesson, 11th graders consider the impact of air pollution on asthma and identify ways that they can work to reduce air pollution.
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Impervious Surfaces

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the concept of philanthropy. For this environmental stewardship lesson, students compose personal mission statements that express their personal beliefs about their responsibility to the environment.
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Giving Beyond Measure: Diary of Anne Frank

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore the concept of philanthropy. In this The Diary of Anne Frank activity, students examine the characters in the play and identify how altruism, civic responsibility, moral reasoning, human rights, sacrifice, and social...
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Water--Where Has It Gone?: Earth Day

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore the concept of philanthropy. In this environmental stewardship lesson, students consider the plight of water as they consider water use and distribution. Young scholars listen to an excerpt from The Well and...
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Philanthropy Framework

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students become community philanthropists. In this social studies lesson plan, students learn the definition of philanthropy and apply it to Martin Luther King, Jr. The next day, students complete 3 T-charts for 3 historical figures....
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Ordinary People doing Extraordinary Things

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore philanthropy throughout the history of the United States. In this character development lesson, students listen to a speech by J. F. Kennedy and discuss the impact his speech may have had on volunteerism in our...
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Soup to Nuts

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore the concept of idioms as they learn about philanthropy. In this literature and service learning lesson, students read Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen and examine negative idioms. Learners reflect on hurtful language...
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An Apple a Day

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the Johnny Appleseed story. In this service learning lesson, students sequence the life cycle of apple trees and recognize how Johnny Appleseed worked as a philanthropist.
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Apple-icious

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the Johnny Appleseed story. In this service learning lesson plan, students invite others to a Johnny Appleseed inspired performance to share an applesauce snack.
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Go, Johnny, Go!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students become familiar with the story of Johnny Appleseed by reading, singing and creating a Johnny Appleseed hat. In this Johnny Appleseed lesson, students understand that Johnny Appleseed was a philanthropist and gave unselfishly of...
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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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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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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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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...