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263 resources with the concept volunteering

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Community Action

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How does community involvement make good citizens? Use all or a few of the included ideas to foster a better understanding of what it means to be a good citizen. Learners will brainstorm community issues, discuss how to get involved, and...
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Whose Hat?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Here is a wonderful supplemental activity that would go great with a unit or lesson on community helpers or community workers. Kids will color in each of the provided images and they put the images together in a book. The book is then...
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Volunteer Coupon Packets

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students brainstorm a list of things they can do to help people in their community or at school. Using construction paper, they design and create a coupon book to give to others for them to use when they need help. To end the lesson,...
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What is a Community?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders will learn about different aspects of a community in this 11-slide PowerPoint. Different facts and images are displayed on each slide to help give your students a better sense of community. Tip: After viewing this...
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Taking Action! Educating as a Form of Service

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Students read the story Happy Hearts in Manabí by Peace Corps Volunteer Kristen Mallory to consider how educating others can be a form of service. In this health education and service lesson, students read the book and then prioritize...
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Why Does Service Matter?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students determine how community members serve others. In this service learning lesson, 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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Make a Choice

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students investigate the Underground Railroad to determine the choices that people made. To help, to stay, to do nothing, to break the law to enforce the law, to feed runaways are some of the choices that made a difference. This...
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We Are All Pieces of the Puzzle

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders are shown a small puzzle. They are explained that without all the pieces, a puzzle is not complete. Students are explained that the same principle applies to the world of work. They are also explained that each person who...
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Throw A Tennis Ball Into The Service Court

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils are engaged in the introductory skills of playing tennis and develop the ability to overhead serve. They practice serving a ball over the net without a return being made. This is done to work on technique and speed of serving the...
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Caring for Others - Interview Questions

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A worksheet produced by the 4-H organization challenges youngsters to consider seven questions regarding caring for others. They must choose five of the questions, then interview one of their peers by asking them the five questions. One...
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The ABCs of Our Nation

For Students 4th - 5th
In this social studies worksheet, students are directed to a Web site to find out what makes our Nation special. Students create an acrostic poem about our country. Students then explore the need for responsible living within a community...
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Job Description Tool

For Students 7th - 12th
Here is a simple worksheet that youngters can use to describe what they are doing for a service project. Job title, specific skills needed, time committment, and job responsibilities are all listed.
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Community Involvement

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Your class may be active in the community, but what about showing appreciation for what others do? Turn the tables with this fun idea as learners celebrate those who have worked to make their campus better. They discuss the ways in which...
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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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Oral Presentation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Practice public speaking in this oral presentation lesson. Middle schoolers list the characteristics of a powerful speaker. They watch a video of two speakers, compare them and discuss the qualities of a good speech. Afterwards, they...
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Jobs in School

For Teachers K - 1st
Talk about the types of jobs found at school, in the community, and in families. This discussion-based presentation encourages the class to talk about what jobs they see, what they think those people do, and what they'd like to do when...
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Fame, Fortune, and Philanthropy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
With your middle schoolers, develop concepts such as philanthropy, civic responsibility, community service, and common good. Discuss famous philanthropists and what we can each give of our time, talent and treasure to better our...
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Volunteering For Others

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the kind of volunteer options for teens in their area. They estimate the number of teens who do volunteer by conducting a simple survey. Students display findings in a paper and in charts.
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Community Helpers

For Teachers K
Kindergartners learn who community helpers are and what contributions they make for the community. They will hear a story outlining various community helpers, their jobs, and tools, create a graphic organizer connecting community...
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Home Away from Home

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders listen to stories about homeless people.  In this public service lesson, 2nd graders recognize the problems of being homeless and the importance of community activities.  Students listen to Fly Away Home and create home...
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Benjamin Franklin, Working for the Common Good

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars examine Benjamin Franklin's community service in Philadelphia. In this American history famous heroes instructional activity, students make text-to-self-and-world connections between the Philadelphia community service...
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Honoring the Veterans of WWI

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students raise money for a memorial. In this community service lesson, students support the building of a memorial for WWI veterans in Washing D.C. Students educate their community about the memorial, raise funds, and explore their own...
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Creating Volunteers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss the benefits of volunteering. For this creating volunteers lesson, students consider philanthropic actions and opportunity costs. Students create a song and visual aid about being a volunteer.