Please complete this important survey.

Fill in the answer that best matches how you feel. There are no right or wrong answers. You can choose "Don't Know" instead of skipping a question. Your survey is private so do not put your name on it.

* 1. If you strongly agree, mark "YES!" If you agree, mark "Sort of." If you disagree, mark "Not really." And if you strongly disagree, mark "NO WAY!"

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I try to be kind to other people.
I try to get my friends or family to recycle bottles and cans.
I try to help when I see people in need.
I believe that I can make a difference in my community.
I can learn a lot from people with backgrounds and experiences that are different than mine.
I can learn more from working on group projects than from working alone.
I feel like I can stand up for what I think is right, even if my friends disagree.
I have a responsibility to help keep the community clean.
I think it is important to change things that are unfair in society.
I want to help when I see someone having a problem.
When I am listening to someone, I try to understand what they are feeling.
When I make a decision, I try to think how other people will be affected.

* 2. Have you ever worked on a Service Learning Project? This is a project where you learn, and others in your community or elsewhere benefit from your project.

* 3. Please continue. If you strongly agree, mark "YES!" If you agree, mark "Sort of." If you disagree, mark "Not really." And if you strongly disagree, mark "NO WAY!"

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I am able to give reasons for my opinions.
I am pretty good at organizing a team of kids to do a project.
I do my part to help the environment.
I have done things to help people in my community.
I keep my mind open to different ideas when planning to make a decision.
I make sure I understand what another person is saying before I respond.
I spend time on projects with other people to help the community.
If I'm the leader of a group, I make sure that everyone in the group feels important.
It is important for me to get information to support my opinions.
Once I know what needs to be done, I am good at planning how to do it.
To solve most problems, I have to learn how to work with others.
When I see something that is wrong, I try to change it.
When I see something that needs to be done, I try to get my friends to work on it with me.

* 4. What school do you attend?

* 5. What grade are you in?

Thank you for completing this important survey that will help us improve Community Service Learning in Needham Public Schools.

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