Bare Necessities - Helping Others (Kindergarten)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
K
1
2
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Media / Technology
Issue Area: 
Civil society
Focus Question 

Focus Question: How might individuals and society address the issues of poverty, homelessness and hunger, and their underlying causes? 

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Unit Overview 

This lesson will help students identify a person’s basic needs, realize that many people in the world are lacking these needs and why this may occur, and encourage them to think of ways to help these people.

Service Experience 
 Students come to consensus on one idea that they can do as a class project, such as a clothing drive, canned food drive, or toy drive.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Bare Necessities - Helping Others (Kindergarten)
Lesson 1 of 1
Grades: 
K
1
2

This lesson will help students identify a person’s basic needs, realize that many people in the world are lacking the resources to meet these needs, and why this may occur. Students will be guided and encouraged to think of ways they can help people in need get the resources they need.