Meeting Needs Four Ways (6th Grade)

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

How does a community form to address issues for the common good? 

 

Photo Credit:  Main Street, Oneonta, New York by Kent Kanouse is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

The students learn of the four U.S. economic sectors (For Profit, Nonprofit, Government and Household) and how they meet the needs of the population differently and work together to form a civil society.

Service Experience 
 The class interacts with a nonprofit organization to learn more about its purpose and needs. 
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