Helping Hands Across the World (5th Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
3
4
5
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Hunger (poverty)
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 

 Raise awareness of the needs of others who are unable to provide a balanced nutritious diet for their own families. Students learn about the Heifer Project that provides families with resources and education so they can have nutritious food and earn a living within their own communities.

Service Experience 
 Students come to a concensus on voluntary action to address an identified need related to poverty, hunger, and homelessness.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Helping Hands Across the World (5th Grade)
Lesson 1 of 1
Grades: 
3
4
5

Raise awareness of the needs of others who are unable to provide a balanced nutritious diet for their own families. Students learn about the Heifer Project that provides families with resources and education so they can have nutritious food and earn a living within their own communities.