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Unit: People Who Work
Unit: Helping Children Learn
Learners will actively help younger children write and edit their own pattern books. They will determine the value of their service learning project to the betterment of the community.
Through teaming with younger children, learners will determine the meaning of unfamiliar words in context and use encouragement to help others learn to read. They will determine how their acts are a form of community capital as they build trust with their younger learners.
This experiential lesson involves building the garden and inviting people to enjoy and participate....
When the site is selected, they make a final plan for what plants to put into the garden based on soil, location, and availability. They make a plan to seek donations of plants or funds for their garden....
Unit: Living In a Community
The students select a community service learning project based on interests and abilities, and school/community needs. They plan and carry out the project.
Unit: Foundations and You
Students learn the definition of a foundation and become familiar with the resources of the Learning to Give Website. A representative of a local community foundation speaks to the class about the foundation’s mission, activities and funding.
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The purpose of this lesson is to expose the learners to beliefs and attitudes about the treatment of animals, especially applied to sports and entertainment. In this lesson the learners will understand how laws, and attitudes and beliefs concerning animal welfare,...
In this lesson students choose a service project to take action for children's health in the poorest countries. Many ideas are suggested related to Save the Children's Newborn and Child Survival Campaign. The suggested projects are calendar events and can be found in the Service...