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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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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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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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Usher: Volunteer

For Teachers Pre-K - K
The musician Usher helps Elmo understand the meaning of the word volunteer. By using examples involving Sesame Street inhabitants, Usher makes the meaning of this word clear. This is a great video to use to help learners develop new...
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Identifying Career Interests in the Volunteer and Government Sectors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a great way to give your class a real-life job experience, while also serving the community. They explore a variety of volunteer opportunities to build career interests, gain work experience, and help their community grow. This...
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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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Volunteer Award

For Teachers Pre-K - 10th
Reward your pupils for volunteering in class. This editable PDF certificate allows you to type in the recipient's name, the reason for the award, the date, and the teacher name and title. The award is great for reinforcing positive...
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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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Volunteering for Others

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research the kind of volunteer options for teens in their area, using the Internet and calls to local agencies. Students conduct a simple survey in your school or ask volunteer organizations you contact to help you get in touch...
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Introduction of the "We the People..." Project and Volunteer Survey

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete a survey about their role in volunteering. They research opportunities to volunteer in their community. They identify ways in which the community would be different if no one volunteered.
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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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Creating Volunteers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners discuss the benefits of volunteering. In this creating volunteers instructional activity, students consider philanthropic actions and opportunity costs. Learners create a song and visual aid about being a volunteer.
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Making Parent Volunteers in the Classroom a Win-Win-Win

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Volunteer class time help in the primary grades can benefit you, your class, and your parent volunteers.
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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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Volunteering Requires Freedom of Choice

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore ways to volunteer. In this volunteerism and philanthropy lesson, students brainstorm how the early Americans benefited from philanthropy, then discuss how others benefit from our philanthropy and how we choose ways to...
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Six Ways to Effectively Use Classroom Volunteers

For Teachers K - 5th
Parents are often an untapped resource, offer them a variety of ways to help in your classroom.
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Therapeutic Riding Volunteer

For Teachers 4th - 12th
For students who have a love of horses becoming a therapeutic riding volunteer may be a perfect fit. This short showcases how therapeutic riding helps both special needs students and horse lovers alike. Students will hear what they would...
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Oral Presentation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Practice public speaking in this oral presentation instructional activity. 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....
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Volunteering For Others

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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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Create a Volunteer Spirit

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students evaluate how volunteering helps others. In this philanthropy instructional activity, students define what a volunteer is and brainstorm a group volunteer project to implement in the school. Students write an essay describing how...
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At Your Service

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss various volunteer activities and read how New York City organizes its volunteer efforts. They create their own databases compiling volunteer opportunities and write reflective essays on how volunteers help their...
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Rubbing Elbows with Plants

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students participate in a volunteer project. In this philanthropy lesson, students discuss the characteristics of a volunteer and plan a flower delivery project for senior citizens.
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Challenge Time Problems

For Students 8th
In this time problems worksheet, 8th graders solve and complete 6 different problems that include filling in data and responding to short answer questions about time. First, they determine the number of hours each child in the table...

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