Exploring Our Community
Students identify nonprofit and profit organizations in their community. They discuss why it is important to have both types of organizations. They create a land use map of their community.
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Exploring Community Responsibility: The Web of My Community
Encourage class members to get involved in their community with a lesson that highlights the benefits of helping others. Through grand conversation and a visual aid that sheds light on the interconnectedness within community service,...
K - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Kind of Citizen & Community Member Are You?
What makes an ideal citizen? How can we as individuals do to impact our communities in a positive way? Discuss this important concept with your class with an interactive, creative activity and follow-up role play.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Makes Our Community Special?
Explore websites, complete research, and use technological tools to create a final multimedia presentation on what makes a community special. Learners of all ages work with a partner to research an interesting aspect of their community,...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Exploring Our Legacy of Giving
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, students consider how local philanthropists contribute to their community's well-being. Students assess community needs and schedule a personal volunteering...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History