Lesson Plan, Other


The Teachers Resource Pack introduces students to the concept of the microvolunteering arena by describing its beneficiaries, pros, cons and action types. Microvolunteering is defined as 'easy, quick, low commitment actions that benefit a worthy cause’, that will take between 1 - 30 minutes to complete. Uniquely, it allows students to put into practice what they have been taught by providing suggestions for microvolunteering within the classroom and actual class lesson itself. Methods used, include call out sessions, activity notes


  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Civics

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division


microvolunteering volunteering citizenship



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Curriki Rating
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On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2013-11-26.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is a guide to help schools organize volunteer activities for its students. The guide includes a wide range of ways that students can help out in their local community and beyond. The activities can be done individually, by extracurricular clubs, or be aligned with the curriculum. In addition to ideas for volunteering, the guide also has promotion materials and motivation suggestions.

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