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106 resources with the keyterm community service

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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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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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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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Bridging the Gap by Doing Philanthropy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Turn your middle schoolers into civic-minded members of the community. After engaging in a service learning activity, they write about it in a journal, an essay and an observation report, then complete a project summarizing their...
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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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Why Does Service Matter?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students determine how community members serve others. In this service learning lesson plan, 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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Service-Learning Links Curriculum to the Read World

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars explore examples of community service events across the world. They discuss the "Hands Across America" campaign, a project to assist a community with their economy through the use of a science project, and a project where...
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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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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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Haring Inspired Wall Murals

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Students complete a community service project for their school. In this community service lesson, students and volunteers help paint murals on the walls of the school.  Students learn about Keith Haring and paint their murals using his...
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National Service: Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students explore and take postions on the concept of mandatory community service. They then debate the issue in class as a learning model.
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Child Literacy

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students read information on the importance of literacy and complete a worksheet. In this community service lesson, students evaluate children's literature and practice reading fluency. Students spend two hours per week reading to...
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Working for the Common Good

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners discuss the concept of the common good. Using primary source documents, they read accounts from volunteers in the Dominican Republic and discuss how they work for the common good. They reflect on the topic in their journals to...
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Graphing the Annual Food Drive

For Teachers K - 12th
Students graph the number of items contributed to the food drive. They compare daily results to other days or to an overall goal and answer questions based on the graph.
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Remember Our Soldiers

For Teachers K - 12th
Students talk about and grow in their understanding of the important role our troops play, and the important role citizens play in keeping up our troops' morale. They involve themselves in community service by writing letters for, or...
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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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Ornaments for Nursing Home Tree

For Teachers K - 5th
Students 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 lesson, students learn compassion, and also understand...
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Haring Mosaic

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders design and create a tile mosaic in a public place inspired by the work of artist Keith Haring.  In this Haring Mosaic lesson, based on an actual project in Germany, 8th graders study the artist's work, design and execute...
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Nutrition Mission

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars monitor and teach second graders about nutrition and exercise. In this community service lesson, students teach cooking, monitor bingo and matching games related to the food pyramid and exercise at stations.
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Animal Shelter Service Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils complete a community service project. In this community service lesson, students discuss the needs of animals in animal shelters. They contact an animal shelter and help with one of these needs.