Academic Service Learning: Creating the Philanthropy Resource
Students complete a service learning project. They interview non-profit organizations of their community and develop listing information for each organization. They also develop a list of career opportunities for the community.
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The Concept of Identity Lesson 7: Logical Fallacies
What are the effects of competition in an academic environment? The competition between the main characters in A Separate Peace motivates a series of activities that asks readers to take a stance on competition, and then to develop a...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Should the Government Impose a Mandatory Year of Service?
Polling is an important aspect of research. Here's a skill-building activity that models for pollsters how to poll and how to analyze the results. After reading an annotated text that presents arguments for and against mandatory...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Conceived of Compromises: Creating the US Constitution
The United States Constitutions is one of the world's oldest written constitutions that is still in use today. Learn more about the creation of a document that regulates the separation of powers, checks and balances, and citizens' rights...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Pennies for Peace; Using Common Cents to Create Global Change in The Middle East
Ninth graders read, write, listen and speak in relation to gathering information as it pertains to service learning. In this service learning lesson, 9th graders read the book Three Cups of Tea and the complete guide to service learning...
9th English Language Arts
Karma Tycoon (Video Game): Running a Nonprofit Unit
Your class learns to launch and operate a nonprofit, procure funding, manage finances, and help others with this superbly designed unit. Includes well-crafted activities, Internet research, worksheets, vocabulary, and a high-interest...
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Lesson Learned: Creating a Life Reports Project
Tap into the wisdom and knowledge of older members of the community with this New York Times plan. To warm up, learners write about and discuss advice they have been given. After reading "The Life Report," an op-ed column that asks older...
8th - 12th English Language Arts