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.
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Unit: Helping Children Learn
This lesson teaches students how to journal about their own experiences and feelings. It is intended to be taught in conjunction with a student project of civic engagement or service. The project provides content and a context for journaling about personal experience.
Through persuasive writing, the learners will build awareness and invite action for change in their school, the community or the world about an issue of concern. Typical forms may include essays, editorials, feature articles, or speeches.
Learners write personal narratives to document activities, insights, research, impact, and discoveries of their firsthand experience with civic engagement, service, and volunteerism. By explaining involvement in action for the common good, learners raise awareness of a social issue, the need for...
Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
Unit: What Is Philanthropy?
Using the plays from the previous lesson as a jumpstart, youth carry out a plan to share time and talent in the community. They may help at a local food pantry or donation center. After the visit, they reflect on the impact of their contribution to...
Unit: TeachOne for Earth Day
Students get outside and play in nature and recognize the beauty of diverse living things in their environment. Their service project is to share nature with someone else in a creative interaction. ...
Students write a persuasive essay to describe their observations and become advocates of preserving and protecting the Earth. This essay may be published in the local or school newspaper or entered into a writing contest.