To focus on sharing ideas, creating and following through on a plan, and being responsible for one’s role in a group. In addition, River Crossing can have multiple rounds to draw out or focus on key terms. This activity is often used...
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Students view primary documents to explore public policy on service. They make meaning of the government role and citizen responsibility in civic action. They make a personal plan of service based on their available time, talent, and treasure.
In this lesson the learners will define problem solving and identify some problem solving approaches. They will explore how individuals, groups, and organizations use problem solving approaches,...
Unit: Raising Resources
The purpose of this lesson is to have students set a fund-raising goal and identify private sources of funds for a class service project.
Students gain exposure to how citizens organize in response to a need. They observe the benefits of group cooperation. Students review data they have collected from surveys and work in collaborative groups to identify focus areas for the service-learning project....
Unit: Foundations and You
Unit: Real Heroes
Students view a film and explore facts and research about hunger. They brainstorm what they know and need to know (KWL). Then, they receive a challenge in the form of a letter to research and propose solutions to food insecurity related to food production.