The Richest Man in the World
Use Kahoot to ask students the following question: "Do you believe that the wealthy have an obligation to give back to society in some way?" The choice of responses are:
- I am not sure
2 Direct Instruction
Students will read and annotate a selection from the "Gospel of Wealth."
3 Guided Practice
The students will answer the following questions relating to the "Gospel of Wealth" in a Pages document:
- According to Carnegie, what are the responsibilities of the man of wealth?
- According to Carnegie what happens to the man who dies wealthy?
4 Independent Practice
Based on their understanding of Carnegie's philosophy of philanthropy, students will list 4 ways that Carnegie might help the homeless in our current society.
Students will explain whether or not they agree with Carnegie's philosophy of philanthropy. They must include two specific reasons why they agree or disagree in their response.