Ordinary People doing Extraordinary Things

Middle schoolers explore philanthropy throughout the history of the United States. In this character development lesson plan, students listen to a speech by J. F. Kennedy and discuss the impact his speech may have had on volunteerism in our country. Middle schoolers write a paper including reflections on the importance of philanthropy to their own community.

6th - 8th Social Studies & History 11 Views 23 Downloads
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