Philanthropy in History

Students understand the importance of books in past and present societies. In this philanthropic lesson, students compare Andrew Carnegie and Benjamin Franklin's perspective on the importance of everyone being able to read. Students explore the contributions of Bill Gates and technology to public libraries. Students participate in a fund raising activity to benefit public libraries.

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Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
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