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Lily P. - Teen Activism Text Set

This is a collection of text sets about Teen Activism. They describe what teen volunteering is and give examples of how teens in real life have changed the world.

Acting Up: 5 Teens Who Are Making a Difference
familycircle.com

Acting Up: 5 Teens Who Are Making a Difference

In the article "Acting Up: 5 Teens Who Are Making a Difference", Hanc explains how 5 different teens from different places changed their communities and places around the world through their volunteering. He begins by explaining why volunteering is good and how it makes an impact. Then he explains what each teenager did to affect their communities.____I chose this as one of my texts because it gives very detailed explanations of how to volunteer and how teens are volunteering. This article extended my knowledge about Teen Activism quite well. The main idea is how each teen helped their community or another community somewhere else.

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The Benefits of Volunteerism, if the Service Is Real
nytimes.com

The Benefits of Volunteerism, if the Service Is Real

In the article "The Benefits of Volunteerism, if the Service Is Real", Tugend explains that teens who volunteered experienced benefits such as learning one's role in their community. She begins by explaining what volunteering is and how it used to be unimportant, then follows that by explaining how it was beneficial.____I chose this article to be in my set because it explained what volunteering was, including examples. There is some challenging vocabulary. It extended what I previously knew about Teen Activism. It mainly addresses how volunteering is beneficial.

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"Live like our future matters"
sheknows.com

"Live like our future matters"

In the article "Kids vs Global Warming: How teens are making a difference", Wallace explains how teens are standing up for our planet and working to stop climate change. She begins by explaining how teens can be inspirational and why global warming is important. Then she tells us how the teens in iMYC and other places are ready to make a difference for the future.____I chose this as one of my sources because it brings up more examples of teen volunteering. It addresses teens moving to stop climate change.

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