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Giving to a cause


Students create a poster to persuade others to support a cause helping an imaginary community in need.

Big idea

People often give their money, things, and time to help people and organizations they care about.

Essential questions

  • What can people give to others and to their community?
  • How can people be persuaded to support a cause?


  • Understand different ways to give
  • Explore ways to persuade people to support a cause

What students will do

  • Learn about ways people can support a cause.
  • Create a poster to persuade people to support an imaginary community in need.

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Student materials


Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.