Workshop 6: Improving the Community
Students participate in a service learning project to improve their community. They work together to decide on a project and how to implement it. They propose solutions to problems the community is facing as well.
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Citizenship and Elections: The Importance of a Ballot
Approximately 58 prcent of those eligible voted in the 2016 US Presidential election. In an attempt to impress upon learners the importance of voting and voting rights, class members examine primary source documents related to the...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Dangerous Roads in Your Community
Young scholars collect information about dangerous streets and intersections in community, interview law enforcement officials and safety experts to find out what they think can be done to reduce accidents, write in-depth article using...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Service Learning in the Social Studies
Active Citizenship Today (ACT) is a "unique social studies service learning program" that requires learners to learn about the public policy associated with community issues they identify in their local community. This web site provides...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Implementing a Civic Action Project
Students follow a six step plan to create a civic action project. In this civics lesson, students create their own project based on interest and implement it to improve the school or local community. Goal setting and monitoring are...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History