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Practice public speaking in this oral presentation lesson plan. Middle schoolers list the characteristics of a powerful speaker. They watch a video of two speakers, compare them and discuss the qualities of a good speech. Afterwards, they prepare and present a 10 minute speech about volunteering for a philanthropic organization.
6th - 8th Language Arts 40 Views 179 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Identifying Career Interests in the Volunteer and Government Sectors
Here is a great way to give your class a real-life job experience, while also serving the community. They explore a variety of volunteer opportunities to build career interests, gain work experience, and help their community grow. This is a great activity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 17 Downloads
Making Service Count
Students investigate the importance of community service by creating their own project ideas. In this volunteering instructional activity, students research stories of Peace Corps Volunteers and how they were able to have a positive effect in their community.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 22 Downloads
Exploring the Duties & Responsibilities of a Citizen
What does it mean to be an active, responsible citizen in the United States? What citizen requirements are mandated by law? Learners begin by brainstorming the duties of citizenship, and then read and discuss an excerpt from a speech by President Barack Obama in 2005.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reward your pupils for volunteering in class. This editable PDF certificate allows you to type in the recipient's name, the reason for the award, the date, and the teacher name and title. The award is great for reinforcing positive classroom behavior!
Pre-K - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Volunteer Coupon Packets
Learners brainstorm a list of things they can do to help people in their community or at school. Using construction paper, they design and create a coupon book to give to others for them to use when they need help. To end the lesson, they pass them to those in their community.
1st - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Therapeutic Riding Volunteer
For students who have a love of horses becoming a therapeutic riding volunteer may be a perfect fit. This short showcases how therapeutic riding helps both special needs students and horse lovers alike. Students will hear what they would be required to do and what they'd need to know to become a riding volunteer.
4 mins 4th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 1 Download
New Review Parent Volunteer Sign-Up
Planning a field trip? Looking for parents to lead small groups or assist in the classroom? Use a sign-up form to gather volunteers. There is space for parent name, a student name, a phone number, and comments on availability. See the materials for a second form for signing up for parent teacher conferences.
Pre-K - 6th Classroom Support 3 Views 1 Download
At Your Service
Learners discuss various volunteer activities and read how New York City organizes its volunteer efforts. They create their own databases compiling volunteer opportunities and write reflective essays on how volunteers help their communities.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 22 Downloads
Africa Colors a Destiny
Students discover the peace corps and the culture of Chad. In this cultural awareness lesson, students watch a slide show and examine various primary sources from peace corps volunteers in Africa. This lesson includes web-links, vocabulary, and a slide show.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Students discuss the benefits of volunteering. In this creating volunteers instructional activity, students consider philanthropic actions and opportunity costs. Students create a song and visual aid about being a volunteer.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 12 Downloads
Volunteering for Others
Students research the kind of volunteer options for teens in their area, using the Internet and calls to local agencies. Students conduct a simple survey in your school or ask volunteer organizations you contact to help you get in touch with those who volunteer in your area.
11th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 6 Downloads
Becoming Part of the Community
Students read narratives by Peace Corps volunteers and examine how they succeeded in adapting to living in a new cultural environment. They identify attitudes and actions that promote having a positive experience in a foreign country.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Identifying and Using Parallelism and Balance in Literature
Analyze the use of balanced sentences and parallelism in a narrative. Included in this resource is a narrative about serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kazakhstan titled, "The Train Ride Home". Middle and high schoolers review vocabulary and employ the techniques taught in order to write grammatically correct, balanced sentences.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 54 Downloads