March Events and Teaching Resources

March Events and Lesson Plans

Explore March events to spark teachable Moments of Service. See lessons and resources below to connect students' academic and civic life related to these calendar events:

  • March Is Reading Month
  • Women's History Month
  • World Water Day (March 22)

Literacy and Literature

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Literacy and Literature

Raise awareness of the importance of literacy with Learning to Give lessons and activities. Reading and reflection offer an opportunity to explore universal themes of kindness and the common good:

  1. motivations of the characters
  2. how characters' actions impact the greater community
  3. themes and instances of the struggle between self-interest and common good

Humans and the Environment

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Humans and the Environment

Being outside, caring for plants and animals, and recycling are often a young person’s first experience with environmental stewardship. Young people looking to a sustainable future may feel alarm about aging water pipes, environmental contamination, plastics in the ocean, overuse of natural resources, and air pollution. This toolkit shares resources to learn, connect, and take action now as environmental stewards and climate activities to assure a sustainable future in harmony with the gifts of nature.  

Women in Philanthropy

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Women in Philanthropy

Learn from the courage, passion, and conviction of women philanthropists to inspire and motivate your students to serve. Multi-disciplinary lessons focus on women's philanthropy in history.  View a 9-minute video about Women in Philanthropy.