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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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Around Town—Neighborhood and Community: 2nd Grade ELA Unit

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Provide differentiated English language arts instruction with a collection of three community-themed Houghton Mifflin units. Each unit—challenge, English language development, and extra support—comes equipped with detailed lesson plans,...
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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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What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
It's never too early to think about our future! Boost enthusiasm about careers and occupations with a collection created for kindergarten through second grade. Young minds discover future possibilities such as becoming a firefighter,...
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Project-Based Learning: Community Service

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Community service is the basis for a project based learning experience. Your class participates in four weekly activities that require them to research community issues and contribute their time and talent to assist those in need. This...
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Community Helpers

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Differentiate instruction with a unit focused on community helpers. A pre-assessment levels scholars into three groups. Learning contracts offer participants the choice of activities to complete and show what they know about specific...
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Community Helpers on Parade

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What do community helpers do? Teach young elementary learners about the duties of firefighters, police officers, paramedics, nurses, teachers, and other community helpers with a fun discussion and helper parade.
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My Book About Community Helpers: Mini-Book

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Teach children about all the people that help to make our communities safe and healthy places to live with this printable book. From firefighters and mail carriers to doctors and trash collectors, students practice reading as they...
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Teaching Community Helpers

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Youngsters discover who the leaders in their community are and what it means to build a community in this four-lesson unit. 
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Treasure of Community Service (A)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Class members identify needs in their community, research community resources that deal with these needs, and reflect on the organizations they have an interest in supporting.
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Making Service Count

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students investigate the importance of community service by creating their own project ideas.  In this volunteering lesson, students research stories of Peace Corps Volunteers and how they were able to have a positive effect in their...
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Planning a Service Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine global issues by planning and participating in a service project. In this Peace Corps activity, students use the provided guidelines to determine the type of service project they will complete in their community and...
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Service-Learning Links Curriculum to the Read World

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars explore examples of community service events across the world. They discuss the "Hands Across America" campaign, a project to assist a community with their economy through the use of a science project, and a project where...
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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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Community Helpers

For Teachers K - 1st
The book, Doctor Ted is used to kick off this lesson on Community Helpers. Young learners make connections to their own life by dictating a story of their own, and inventing other jobs that Ted can do.  
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Community Helpers

For Teachers 1st
An excellent lesson on members of a community awaits your first graders. Student pairs share about their mom and dad's job, then a class list is made. Next, an excellent PowerPoint on Community Helpers is shown. Learners then go to the...
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Human Rights and Service Learning (Part 1)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What better way is there to teach about human rights than by seeing them firsthand? Introduce your class or club to the spirit of service through a myriad of service project ideas. First in a series of human rights instructional...
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Community Helpers

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the different products and services provided by community helpers. In this community helpers lesson, learners participate in a role playing activity where the students transform into community helpers. They break...
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Create Your Own Service Project

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students develop a community service project. In this service project lesson, students identify a concern within their community, set a goal, from a plan, and carryout a service project using the project guidelines.
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Animal Shelter Service Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete a community service project. In this community service lesson, students discuss the needs of animals in animal shelters. They contact an animal shelter and help with one of these needs. 
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Exploring Community Responsibility: The Web of My Community

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
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,...
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Community Connections

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Who helps our community run smoothly? Read a short passage about community members and helpers. After kids finish the passage, they answer five short questions on the other side of the page.

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