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Common Good in Colonial America

Students research the historical foundation of philanthropic organizations. In this values and history lesson, students brainstorm paid and unpaid jobs available today, and work in groups to research the types of charitable organizations that were formed and developed during colonial times. An essay is written and a timeline created in co-operative groups.

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4th - 5th
21st Century Skills
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3 days
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