Two to Three Forty-Five Minute Class Periods (Including the experiential component, this lesson may take two to three weeks.)
The learner will:
- describe the steps needed to start a service project.
- evaluate a service project.
Students will work as a class to plan a service project to help a family in need. Each student will be responsible for contributing his/her time, talent, and/or treasure to reach the goal of the service project, which is to assist a family in the community.
Ask, "If we want to help a family like the one in A Chair for My Mother, what kinds of things would we have to keep in mind?" Record the responses.
Using Evaluation for Planning a Service Project (see Attachment Three), students will:
Students can use this plan to start a service project in a club or organization they belong to like Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, or a church group.
Lesson Developed By:Christel Homrich
If you wanted to start a service project with a group of your friends, you would need to plan the project. List the eight steps needed to carry out a service project from the beginning to the end. Write an explanation for each step.
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