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Overcoming Obstacles: Service Learning Handbook

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Being asked to design and perform a service learning project may seem overwhelming to middle and high school students. The nine lessons in the Service Learning Handbook Module break the process into manageable steps and ask participants...
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Civics Curriculum Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The 10 lessons in the Civics Curriculum Guide series, designed for high schoolers, contain 28 activities focused on important civic topics. Young scholars consider what it means to be an American and a good citizen, examine the Four...
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NewseumED: Civil Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As part of a social, economic, and legal/political civil rights study, class members brainstorm a list of current civil rights issues that affect their community and then select one issue that they think they could work to change as a...
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Living the Dream: 100 Acts of Kindness

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Inspire kindness in and out of school with a lesson that challenges scholars to perform 100 acts of kindness during the time between Martin Luther King Jr. Day to Valentine's day. Leading up to a celebration of friendship, learners...
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Karma Tycoon (Video Game): Running a Nonprofit Unit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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...
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Cinderella

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore positive and negative character traits and universal themes in the story of Cinderella with primary learners. Story elements are reviewed and discussion questions are listed. Learners practice retelling the story and begin a...
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The Big Day

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Check and double-check! That's the big idea as teams prepare to launch their Service Learning Projects. They review their action plans, materials lists, timelines, schedules, and memos, brainstorm last-minute project needs, issues, and...
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Public Assessment

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How'd we do? Class members consider different forms of public assessment and select a method or methods they will use to craft a formal public assessment of their Service Learning project. Participants then present their assessments.
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Self-Assessment

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The project is over! Now it's time to sit back, reflect, and assess. Guided by the provided questions, individuals assess their project and participation.
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Taking Action

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Introduce the project teams to critical skills they will need to successfully complete their Service Learning project. Groups learn how to use a tracking sheet and write a status memo. They discuss the importance of commitment,...
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Giving Presentations

For Teachers 6th - 12th
With their action plans in place, groups now develop a presentation to get others interested in their project. Scholars learn how to present themselves during a presentation and elaborate on and add visuals to their presentation. After...
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Formalizing and Finalizing the Action Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
It's time to get to work! Groups assign roles, duties, and due dates for their Service Learning action plan. They then identify the approvals they will need to complete their project successfully.
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Gathering Information and Making the Commitment

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Scholars create and commit to a contract for their Service Learning project. The contract details who is responsible for which tasks on the action plan they developed in a previous lesson.
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Designing an Action Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Outcome + available resources  +  schedule + timeline + steps to complete project = Action Plan! The second lesson in the "Service Learning" module outlines for scholars the steps to take when designing an action plan for their Service...
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Introduction to Service Learning

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Introduce scholars to Service Learning with a lesson that distinguishes between Service Learning and Community Service. After reading about others involved in Service Learning, class members generate a list of issues in their communities...
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Service Learning Projects

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Service learning projects provide pupils an opportunity to put the theories they are learning about civics into practice. Scholars investigate the needs of their community and then adopt a project for them to become involved in.
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Two Moments in the Life of Rick Rescorla: Vietnam and 9/11

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
He saved a group of men under fire from the Viet Cong, and he urged those fleeing the burning Trade Center Towers on 9/11 to "be calm, be strong." Rick Rescorla was last seen going back into the twin towers to bring others to safety....
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Civil Rights: Your Stories of Change

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young activists examine local civil rights issues presented in news media sites to determine what elements make these stories attention-grabbing and trustworthy. Using this information and their worksheets from the first two lessons in...
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Can You Lend a Helping Hand?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Lend a helping hand! Scholars learn all about volunteering, viewing a PowerPoint presentation, completing a KWL chart, and discussing a service learning quote with a partner. Next, pupils select a volunteer project to complete. 
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Exploring the Four Leadership Styles

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What is your leadership style? Tweens and teens independently complete a Four Leadership Styles worksheet. Once completed, they use a leadership code to identify their prominent leadership style. Class members gather by style, brainstorm...
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Everyday Leaders Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Leadership skills are a key component of service-learning. A 31-page booklet provides facilitators and participating partners with an explanation of service-learning, information about the principles and practices of responsive...
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Deliver Gratitude Day

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Gratitude is the focus of a discussion that sets the stage for pupils to take part in a service-learning project in which they deliver notes of kindness by way of social media or mail. A reflection closes the learning experience.
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Martin Luther King Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Martin Luther King Day, a national holiday celebrated on the third Monday in January, is the focus of a short video that introduces young learners to the civil rights leader. The video provides a brief review of King's work and...
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It’s Up to Us

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Giraffe Heroes Program is designed for teens willing to stick their necks out to make a difference, and to create community service projects that tackle real world problems. The resource guides teens to choose an issue, design a...