How the Community Meets Needs (7th Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
6
7
8
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Community
Focus Question 

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

 

Photo Credit:  The New Main Street by David is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

Students gain an awareness of local organizations that provide services to meet needs in the community. Students learn about the four sectors of the economy that provide help in different forms.

Service Experience 
 Work with one of the identified nonprofits. Volunteer or donate to address one of their stated needs. 
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
How the Community Meets Needs (7th Grade)
Lesson 1 of 1
Grades: 
6
7
8

Students gain an awareness of local organizations that provide services to meet needs in the community. Students learn about the four sectors of the economy that provide help in different forms.


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