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  1. 1. SERVICE LEARNING PROJECT<br />Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School plans to implement a recycling program starting in the 2010-2011 school year. Presently, recycling takes place in the following areas:<br />Cafeteria: Glass and Plastic<br />Receiving Room- Cardboard<br />Recycling takes place in the classroom on a limited basis (paper only).<br />
  2. 2. SERVICE LEARNING PROJECT<br />Curriculum integration of literature related to Recycling/Green Movement<br />Examples of Books that could be used for outside reading:<br />Friedman, Thomas. Hot, Flat, and Crowded.<br />Inhoff, Daniel. Paper or Plastic: Searching for Solutions to an Over Packaged World.<br />Tammemagi, Hans. The Waste Crisis: Landfills, Incinerators, and the Search for a Sustainable Future.<br />Strasserr, Susan. Waste and Want. A Social History of Trash.<br />
  3. 3. MIDDLE SCHOOL SERVICE LEARNING PROJECTS<br />Park Middle School<br />Terrill Middle School<br />Grades 5 & 7<br />
  4. 4. SERVICE LEARNING<br />Address civic responsibility<br />Selection of select an issue <br />Description of the issue<br />
  5. 5. SERVICE LEARNING<br />Identification of a community need <br />Determination of specific goals and objectives to meet<br />Development, implementation, and evaluation of the action plan<br />
  6. 6. Grade 5The Service <br /><ul><li>Projects will be thematically based and connected to student social, emotional, and academic growth.</li></ul>Grade 7The Service <br />Projects will be connected to student interests and civic responsibility<br />
  7. 7. Service “Learning” at Brunner<br />Roles, relationships, and challenges of a community<br />Why do some people in my community need help getting basic services?<br />Scaffolded across disciplinary subjects - art, language arts, & social studies<br />Writing is a tool for reflection and self-discovery<br />
  8. 8. “Service” Learning at Brunner<br />Students create placemats for community in need<br />Brunner partners with “Meals on Wheels”<br />Messages of encouragement, empathy, and cheer<br />Placemats are functional and symbolic of a “need”<br />
  9. 9. Coles School Service Learning Project 2010-11<br />The learning…<br /><ul><li>Editing and revising
  10. 10. Use of a checklist to guide conferences
  11. 11. Increase the use of questions to improve detail in writing
  12. 12. Increase sense of belonging to the Coles community</li></li></ul><li>The service…<br />Assisting younger children in learning the craft of revision and editing<br />Learning how to ask questions to help facilitate thinking<br />
  13. 13. Evergreen SchoolReading Buddies<br />The Learning<br />Continue to develop understanding of the importance of literacy<br />Explore the impact of literacy on the quality of life both within their community and globally<br />
  14. 14. Evergreen School<br />Service:<br />Paired reading sessions <br />Interactive read-alouds<br />“Book Talk”<br />
  15. 15. McGinn Elementary SchoolService Learning Project<br />Learning Objectives:<br /><ul><li>To develop comprehension, problem solving, and writing</li></ul> skills<br /><ul><li>To develop an understanding of cultures of the world
  16. 16. To learn about the world through maps and other</li></ul> geographic representations<br /><ul><li>To read a wide range of literature from many cultures in</li></ul>a wide variety of genres<br />
  17. 17. McGinn Elementary SchoolService Learning Project<br />Service Plan<br /> Students will use funds to purchase animals through the Heifer International Organization in order to provide needy families with basic food and resources. These resources will help families in the global community and help to end world hunger.<br />
  18. 18. School One: Help at Home, Help Others in Need<br />•Simple Chores at home<br />•Money collected <br />•Donated to a relief effort<br />•Specific local or global need<br />
  19. 19. Cross-Curriculum Learning Goal Connections<br />Literature Study <br /> Writing Experiences<br /> Social Studies / World Language<br /> Math<br /> Science<br /> Art<br />

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