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312 resources with the concept community service

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Take Action! Service Learning for Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Inspire young scholars to make a positive difference in their community with a compilation of lesson plans detailing service learning projects, volunteering opportunities, and community service options. Designed for kindergarten through...
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Get Involved: Service Learning Projects for Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young teenagers may be aware of the problems in the world, but they may not know how close the problems are in their own community — and the many ways they can help. Mobilize their concern with a number of projects about local outreach,...
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Real World Learning: Service Learning

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Participate in service learning projects to get your upper elementary learners excited about helping their community. The resources in the collection help build skills that bring attention to their communities and offer opportunities for...
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High Schoolers Get Involved

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Looking for ways to integrate meaningful community service and service learning opportunities into your curriculum? Check out the suggestions in this collection designed for high schoolers. Included are articles, lesson plans,...
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Service Learning in the Social Studies

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Active Citizenship Today (ACT) is a "unique social studies service learning program" that requires students to learn about the public policy associated with community issues they identify in their local community. This web site provides...
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Earth Day Number Sense

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Elementary schoolers count and order objects using numbers 1-300. They bring recyclable items from home. Young scholars group the items, skip count by 2's, 3's, and 5's, and arrange the items on a number line. Recyclable plastic bags are...
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What Good May I Do: Franklin and the American Civic Association

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Benjamin Franklin may have been a Founding Father of the United States, but he also founded a number of civic associations. Learners explore his legacy using a biographical essay and collaborative activity. After their exploration,...
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The Junto Meets Again

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Out of the classroom and into the streets! With Ben Franklin’s Junto society as inspiration, learners develop their ideas for improving their communities and put them into action. After analyzing meeting notes to discover what the Junto...
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Episode 2.2: The Problem

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
School's out ... forever? Episode two in a seven-part Global Problem Solvers series follows the team as they touch down in hurricane-ravaged Tampa. After meeting with a local principal and teacher, the group begins to formulate a plan to...
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Episode 2.3: The Solution

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When times get tough, divide and conquer! The third of seven episodes in Global Problem Solver's second season shows the team working toward a solution for displaced pupils and teachers. After dividing into two teams, the Problem Solvers...
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Episode 2.1: The Storm

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When a hurricane strikes Tampa, Florida, who will help? The first episode in a seven-part series follows the Global Problem Solvers as they embark on a new mission. The team's main line of communication with Tampa gets severed, leaving...
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Preparing for My Future

For Teachers 8th Standards
Your future is what you make it! Eighth graders launch their career searches in the first of six career and college readiness lessons. Scholars research to discover their extracurricular options both in and out of school, then locate...
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Youth Engaged in Leadership and Learning

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Great leaders are made from the inside out! Learners explore the multi-faceted world of teen leadership through three units of differentiated lessons. Working in pairs or small groups, scholars examine topics such as conflict, community...
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Youth Power Curriculum

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Want to help foster teen leadership in your school? Pave the road to success with a well-designed unit that promotes planning skills, organization, and communication. Pupils participate in projects to gain an understanding of creating an...
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4-H Teen Leadership

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Take your 4-H teens to the next level! Help them learn how to be an active part of their communities with a teen leadership development unit. Individuals, together with school and community partners, create and execute a service-driven...
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YELL Louder Than Ever Before!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Here's one teen leadership unit that will have everyone yelling! Young scholars engage in highly effective leadership training using a mixture of group and individual activities. Each section of the lesson plan focuses on a key attribute...
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Counties Work

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Turn learning into a game by asking pupils to play an online interactive activity! Learners choose their own characters, departments, work toward building the population of their towns, earn money, and must maintain an approval rating...
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Gaining by Giving

For Teachers 9th Standards
Community service is a win-win! Scholars discover how to gain valuable career skills through helping others using a lesson plan about volunteer work. Second in a six-part career and college readiness series, the activities focus on...
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National Service

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Uncle Sam wants you to serve! Scholars investigate the role of mandatory national service in an open democracy. They research, watch a video, and hold a debate surrounding the issue of requiring one year of service to gain a better...
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What Does Community Mean to Me?

For Students 7th - 12th
Having a strong and supportive community is key for adolescent success. Teenagers explore the circles of their own communities, including the rights and responsibilities of being in their families, peer relationships, and their country,...
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Your Place in the Community

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners identify their beliefs and values and compare how these values relate to those of their community. They then determine how their values affect the roles they play in different situations. A quiz about values and beliefs...
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Create a Volunteer Spirit

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Motivate young citizens to make a positive difference through volunteering. Scholars examine the local and school community to discover ways the class, as a whole, can volunteer their time to help one or the other, then reflect on their...
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Why Volunteer?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Inspire scholars to volunteer their time to make a positive change in their community. With help from research, a public speaker, and reflection, learners define and asses what it takes to be a volunteer in a business, non-profit,...
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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...