Meeting Needs through Sharing

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
6
7
8
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? 

 

Photo Credit:  Hogans and Rutherfords Foodbank by Maryland GovPics is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

Raise learner's awareness and understanding of "homelessness" and the problems and difficulties people experience. The learners recognize the importance of giving and reflect on ways they might address the issues of hunger, homelessness and poverty.

Service Experience 
 Students come to a concensus on voluntary action to address an identified need related to poverty, hunger, and homelessness.
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