Whose Job Is It?
Students differentiate between needs and wants and explore how needs are met in different contexts and with help from different sectors. In this unit students integrate learning of economic systems, governmental systems, and the role of nonprofits to create a reference poster for use in a social studies classroom.
To identify and compare the roles of governments, economic systems, and the nonprofit sector in meeting the needs of people around the world.
In this lesson, students begin to create a reference poster to use in the classroom that shows the relationships between various governmental and economic systems, and shows how these systems interact with the nonprofit sector to meet the needs of citizens in various countries.
To expose learners to first-hand accounts of the function of non-profits in various nations of the world, and share that information with the class.