Social Action Project (The)

Unit of 6 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
6
7
8
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Issue Area: 
Communication
Focus Question 

 How does an individual use personal interests and strengths to impact the common good? 

 

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Unit Overview 

Students take action to address a social issue. They learn the process of service-learning and use different approaches to communicate with others about the need.

Service Experience 
Students will give service to an organization that addresses an issue in which they are interested.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Social Action Project (The)
Lesson 2 of 6
Grades: 
6
7
8

The students will write a business letter to the service professional organization they have chosen requesting information about the organization and its cause. This information will be the foundation for the research paper each student will write.