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SkillsUSA Champions Magazine 
Spring 2009 – Read/Analyze Content 

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Read and analyze the articles in the printed version of SkillsUSA Champions magazine. In class, share what you learned through a presentation or written report. Follow up with classroom discussion to enhance this lesson.

This issue is dedicated to Learning and Service a successful mix.


Read, “ Building a Beneficial Relationship with change,” (Page 8). What are your memories of this historic day?


How can you serve and teach others how to give back? (Page 9)


What is the SkillsUSA WorldTeam? Read “A Whole New ‘WorldTeam’ Takes Shape.” (Page10)


What is the Web address for more information about the SkillsUSA WorldTeam?


Read “Better to Give” (Pages 11-14). List some of the benefits of service learning.


List five service learning project ideas that your career and technical class may participate in. Share them with your class.


How is Zachary serving? What does his service have to do with the “lion’s den”? (Page 15)


Where can members take a Personal Leadership Inventory? (Page 16)


Read Page 17, and see how chapters across this nation are serving others. May 3-9 is SkillsUSA National Service Week. List ten service projects that your chapter could do this May.


On the back cover, how is Lowe’s serving SkillsUSA’s members?


After holding a service project write, 2-3 paragraphs explaining what happened and send the article and photos to Tom Hall, SkillsUSA's director of publications, at

Lesson created by Deborah Kenn, former graphic communications teacher at Lyman High School in Longwood, Fla., and associate director of training for SkillsUSA

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