Middle Ground Magazine article on service-learning in middle school (Oct. 2009): Article
Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine article on an 8th grade environmental science class project (June, 2011): Article

Sample Service-Learning Projects from our RRISD Middle Schools:
Campus
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Grade
Issue_area
Brief_Description_of_project
Lesson/Unit_Plan
Web
Teacher_Contact
Hopewell

6-8
Historic
Preservation
Jr. Historians researched, investigated and protected historic Union Hill Cemetery

Jr. Historians
email
Chisholm Trail

6-8
Literacy/
Advocacy
Students researched the "achievement gap," reflected through writing and music, and then invited to community to an evening forum.



Hopewell

6
Water
Africa
6th grade world cultures students research water resource issues in Africa and raise awareness in the community.


email
Hopewell

7-8
Cross-age
tutoring
(literacy)
"Leadership" students tutored younger students at Union Hill ES.