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Get Involved: Hunger Action Month

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Chances are that food insecurity touches the lives of your students so dive in to understand the problem and look for ways to help
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Service Learning in the Social Studies

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Active Citizenship Today (ACT) is a "unique social studies service learning program" that requires students to learn about the public policy associated with community issues they identify in their local community. This web site provides...
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What Every 4-H Leader Should Know

For Teachers Higher Ed
Designed as an overview of the benefits of a 4-H program, this presentation, created by faculty from Purdue University, would provide a terrific introduction. Those who are interested in starting a 4-H group or club could explore the...
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Taking Action!

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Motivate young scientists to stand up and take action with this environmental science instructional activity. To begin, the class works in small groups brainstorming actions that support the conservation of the earth before creating and...
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Students, Engage!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Discuss as a class some problems that you would like to see changed in your school or community, and then take action! After your young citizens determine the appropriate steps they should take to accomplish their objectives, they will...
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Community Service Award

For Teachers K - 12th
Give back to your learners for giving back to their community. At an awards ceremony or on any day of the week, you can hand out certificates for community service. This document is editable, so feel free to personalize the award with a...
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Choosing to Participate Posters

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
"A poster exhibit to encourage dialogue, engagement, respect, and participation in our communities..." This is a set of attractive posters that reference influential historical figures, such as George Washington and Albert Einstein, and...
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Celebrate Make a Difference Day on October 26, 2013

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Join millions of volunteers around the world by uniting for a common mission to improve others' lives.
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Identifying Career Interests in the Volunteer and Government Sectors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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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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Making Service Count

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students investigate the importance of community service by creating their own project ideas.  In this volunteering lesson, students research stories of Peace Corps Volunteers and how they were able to have a positive effect in their...
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Ornaments for Nursing Home Tree

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners participate in an activity that will allow them to create a gift for a nursing home patient and give their gift to someone who needs a caring hand. In this community service instructional activity, students learn compassion, and...
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A Garden in Lawndale

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
We are all capable of changing the world for the better; all it takes is a spark. Read about a group of seventh grade students in Chicago, IL who took it upon themselves to improve their community by turning a vacant lot into a garden....
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Community Action

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How does community involvement make good citizens? Use all or a few of the included ideas to foster a better understanding of what it means to be a good citizen. Learners will brainstorm community issues, discuss how to get involved, 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.
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Words to Action

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
What's better than talking about water quality issues in your hometown? Doing something about it! Scholars come up with a community action plan to take care of a local environmental issue having to do with the water supply. They...
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Caring for Others - Interview Questions

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A worksheet produced by the 4-H organization challenges youngsters to consider seven questions regarding caring for others. They must choose five of the questions, then interview one of their peers by asking them the five questions. One...
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The ABCs of Our Nation

For Students 4th - 5th
In this social studies worksheet, students are directed to a Web site to find out what makes our Nation special. Students create an acrostic poem about our country. Students then explore the need for responsible living within a community...
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Job Description Tool

For Students 7th - 12th
Here is a simple worksheet that youngters can use to describe what they are doing for a service project. Job title, specific skills needed, time committment, and job responsibilities are all listed.
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Community Involvement

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Your class may be active in the community, but what about showing appreciation for what others do? Turn the tables with this fun idea as learners celebrate those who have worked to make their campus better. They discuss the ways in which...
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Create a Book on Tape

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Learners of all ages record themselves reading their favorite books with accuracy and feeling. They must read with sound effects and consider the audience for whom the tape is being made. They are assessed based on the quality of their...
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Fame, Fortune, and Philanthropy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
With your middle schoolers, develop concepts such as philanthropy, civic responsibility, community service, and common good. Discuss famous philanthropists and what we can each give of our time, talent and treasure to better our...
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Home Away from Home

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders listen to stories about homeless people.  In this public service lesson, 2nd graders recognize the problems of being homeless and the importance of community activities.  Students listen to Fly Away Home and create home...
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Benjamin Franklin, Working for the Common Good

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars examine Benjamin Franklin's community service in Philadelphia. In this American history famous heroes instructional activity, students make text-to-self-and-world connections between the Philadelphia community service...