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- Prince Rupert, BC, Canada
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Students analyze multiple sources and write a cohesive report for what they learned about kids' volunteer activities. In this service learning instructional activity, students watch videos about kids who volunteer and complete an organizer for the activity. Students write a report about some things kids did to volunteer.
Practice public speaking in this oral presentation lesson. 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.
Learners 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. Learners write a feature article about teen volunteers in your community.