Many Hands Together Make a Lighter Load<br>(2nd Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
K
1
2
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 

Many students are unsure what the term homeless means or how to help those that are homeless. This lesson will help then get a better understanding of the concept through the story Selavi, That is Life: A Haitian Story of Hope. The story tells about a group of homeless children who work together to help themselves and then help other children. This lesson will also help develop the students' cooperative learning skills.

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: 
Many Hands Together Make a Lighter Load<br>(2nd Grade)
Lesson 1 of 1
Grades: 
K
1
2
Many students are unsure what the term homeless means or how to help those that are homeless. This lesson will help them get a better understanding of the concept through the story Selavi, That is Life: A Haitian Story of Hope. The story tells about a group of homeless children who work together to help themselves, and then help other children. This lesson will also help develop the students' cooperative learning skills.