One Fifty-Minute Class Period
The learner will:
- identify and develop questions to ask representatives of local nonprofit organizations, based on their previous research,.
- prepare to conduct an interview with representatives of nonprofit organizations.
Teacher Note: In advance of this lesson, the teacher will make arrangements for representatives from nonprofits to visit the classroom, or to engage in a phone interview or in e-mail communication with students at a specified time.
Information Recording Sheet (Attachment Two) from Lesson Two: What Does a Nonprofit Do, and for Whom?
Tell students that they will be interviewing representatives of some of the organizations they researched and sharing the results of those interviews with their classmates. Ask them to brainstorm what kinds of preparations should be made to make sure they get the answers to all the questions they may have about their organizations.
Teacher Note: It is suggested that at least one question should involve motivation—why did the person choose a job in the nonprofit sector. Possible questions can include:
Lesson Developed By:Jamie Najim
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