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306 resources with the concept service learning

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Take Action! Service Learning for Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Inspire young scholars to make a positive difference in their community with a compilation of lesson plans detailing service learning projects, volunteering opportunities, and community service options. Designed for kindergarten through...
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Get Involved: Service Learning Projects for Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young teenagers may be aware of the problems in the world, but they may not know how close the problems are in their own community — and the many ways they can help. Mobilize their concern with a number of projects about local outreach,...
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Real World Learning: Service Learning

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Participate in service learning projects to get your upper elementary learners excited about helping their community. The resources in the collection help build skills that bring attention to their communities and offer opportunities for...
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High Schoolers Get Involved

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Looking for ways to integrate meaningful community service and service learning opportunities into your curriculum? Check out the suggestions in this collection designed for high schoolers. Included are articles, lesson plans,...
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Living the Dream: 100 Acts of Kindness

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Inspire kindness in and out of school with a lesson that challenges scholars to perform 100 acts of kindness during the time between Martin Luther King Jr. Day to Valentine's day. Leading up to a celebration of friendship, learners...
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Cinderella

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore positive and negative character traits and universal themes in the story of Cinderella with primary learners. Story elements are reviewed and discussion questions are listed. Learners practice retelling the story and begin a...
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Youth Engaged in Leadership and Learning

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Great leaders are made from the inside out! Learners explore the multi-faceted world of teen leadership through three units of differentiated lessons. Working in pairs or small groups, scholars examine topics such as conflict, community...
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YELL Louder Than Ever Before!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Here's one teen leadership unit that will have everyone yelling! Young scholars engage in highly effective leadership training using a mixture of group and individual activities. Each section of the lesson plan focuses on a key attribute...
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It’s Up to Us

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Giraffe Heroes Program is designed for teens willing to stick their necks out to make a difference, and to create community service projects that tackle real world problems. The resource guides teens to choose an issue, design a...
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Food Swap Meet

For Students K - 12th
Food insecurity affects more than one family — it affects a community. Spread awareness of local poverty and hunger with a local Food Swap Meet in your neighborhood, in which people swap healthy, homegrown foods instead of using money.
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Gardening For Good

For Students K - 12th
Help fight hunger in your community by growing food in a garden. Young gardeners grow vegetables and maintain their gardens in order to donate their food to local organizations. The project is a great way to incorporate the study of...
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Smart Breakfast

For Students K - 12th
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day; unfortunately, millions of children go to school hungry due to lack of breakfast. Let kids help kids through a service learning project that has them collecting breakfast foods and making...
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Online Activism

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Lead a service learning project designed to shed light on feeding the needy using online activism. Scholars create social media pages that provide facts about world hunger, a call to action, and updates on goals met. 
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What Kind of Citizen Are You?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Through class discussion and role playing scenarios, scholars share their perspectives regarding what character traits make up an ideal citizen, as well as what constitutes a negative citizen. 
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Targeting Problems in my Community

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Inspire scholars to make a positive difference in their community with a lesson that sheds light on local issues. Here, class members identify community problems and take part in a grand conversation to determine solutions needed to...
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Taking Action!

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Motivate young scientists to stand up and take action with this environmental science lesson. To begin, the class works in small groups brainstorming actions that support the conservation of the earth before creating and implementing an...
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Lesson 3: SySTEMS Thinking

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
In the third and final lesson in the series, learners synthesize the knowledge they have obtained about food systems to define a problem and propose a solution. While this could be a larger world problem, by keeping it focused on food...
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Project-Based Learning: Community Service

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Community service is the basis for a project based learning experience. Your class participates in four weekly activities that require them to research community issues and contribute their time and talent to assist those in need. This...
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Solid Foundation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young community members explore philanthropic foundations. They discuss the work of community foundations, and then they listen to a guest speaker describe the vision and activities of a local foundation. Is there a way they can join the...
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Project Love: How Can We Help Other Children with Literacy?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students help others learn to read and write. In this service learning lesson plan, students write letters that are assembled in Project Love Kits for students in other countries who need help with reading and writing.
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Treasure of Community Service (A)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Class members identify needs in their community, research community resources that deal with these needs, and reflect on the organizations they have an interest in supporting.
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Service Projects in the Dominican Republic

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the role of Peace Corps volunteers. In this service instructional activity, students investigate service projects that feature agriculture, small business, education, environmental education, and health concerns in the...
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Planning a Service Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine global issues by planning and participating in a service project. In this Peace Corps activity, students use the provided guidelines to determine the type of service project they will complete in their community and...
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Why Does Service Matter?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students determine how community members serve others. In this service learning lesson, students interview community members who volunteer by serving others. Students then determine how they could serve their community.