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Sarah Reid Class Evaluation Nov.

2009

Student Worksheet
Task One True or False? Important Volunteering facts
There are six sentences about volunteer work. Three sentences are true and three are false.
Circle the correct answers.
1) The most common reason why people dont volunteer is I dont have enough time.
2) Older people are more likely to volunteer than young people.
3) A young person who has a parent who volunteers is less likely to volunteer themselves.
4) Students who volunteer usually have better school grades and are happier.
5) More people volunteer for religious organizations than any other kind of organization.
6) Most of the time, people volunteer simply because they want to help.

True / False
True / False
True / False
True / False
True / False
True / False

After you have decided your own answers, talk about your answers with another student.

Task Two Vocabulary List


Citizen (citizenship)
Volunteer
Passive
Cousin
Jewish (Jews)
Israel
Palestinian
Tribe (tribal)
Earthquake

Mayor
Modern
Society
Organization
WTO
Neighbours
Protest
Fuel
Blockade

Union
Democracy
Arrangement
Dispute
Interpreter
Vital
Contribution
Springing up
Taking part

Task Three Does Citizenship Just Happen?


Discuss in pairs:
1) Most places in the world you dont have to do
anything to be a citizen. True or False?
2) Name three things active citizens did last century.
3) What is a volunteer?

Homework task: visit www.youtube.com and type

in

How to Volunteer for a Good Cause

Teachers links/guide
Group work introduction\
Task One True or False? Important Volunteering facts
There are six sentences about volunteer work. Three sentences are true and three are false.
Circle the correct answers.
1) The most common reason why people dont volunteer is I dont have enough time.
2) Older people are more likely to volunteer than young people.
3) A young person who has a parent who volunteers is less likely to volunteer themselves.
4) Students who volunteer usually have better school grades and are happier.
5) More people volunteer for religious organizations than any other kind of organization.
6) Most of the time, people volunteer simply because they want to help.

True / False
True / False
True / False
True / False
True / False
True / False

After you have decided your own answers, talk about your answers with another student.

Group pronunciation and game


Task Two Vocabulary List
Vocabulary: check-up game.
Write key vocabulary words randomly on the board.
Explain Find the Word game: two volunteers from different groups compete to be the first student to
find words located on the board when teacher calls out a word. The student who wins each round
remains up the front while the other student is replaced by a new volunteer.
At the conclusion of the game the remaining winner receives a reward.
Pair discussion and presentation
Task Three Does Citizenship Just Happen?

Discuss in pairs:
Resources:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmB2K7gZi_E&feature=fvw
http://www.professional-resume-example.com/volunteer-statistics.html