Serivce Learning Project- 2nd Grade

Learning to Care: Manna Food Center  

MCPS Indicator 
Social and Emotional Skills/ Values 

 Content/Classroom Activities 

 Support Activities 
Service Learning 

5.2.1.1Demonstrate active listening strategies

 

5.2.2.3Gather and convey information from listening (asking questions, relating prior knowledge)

 

6.2.1.1Speak clearly enough to be heard and understood

 

6.2.1.2Recognize verbal and non-verbal techniques useful in communication

- Empathic skills: sensing what others are feeling (Being a homeless child)

 

- Social Awareness: Learning about populations who are in need of our assistance in the world today

 

- Caring/Respect

 

- Self-Esteem Building

 

- Leadership Skills: Empowerment to lead a food drive

The children will learn about aspects of the Manna Food Bank during TLC

 

-Slideshow and FAQ’s www.mannafood.org 

 

-They will learn about age groups which need food (Children comprise half of the population served at Manna)

 

-Students will advertise the food drive by making posters and announcements (In the classroom-October) 

Counselor will discuss “What is a Helper?” and why it becomes meaningful to participate in service learning  

   

Students will set goals about earning canned food and monitor their progress.   

Students will hold a food drive to raise supplies for the food bank (Oct/Nov) 

Students will visit the Manna Food Center (December?) (Amy Gabala) to bring food and to see how food banks operate 

 

 

 

 Calendar 

 Commitment 

 Goal Card 

 Example 

 

 

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