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Wants and Needs

Give examples of the tension between the wants and needs of individuals and groups, and concepts such as fairness, equity, and justice. 1.6.2 b

Links verified 1/4/2015

  1. Civil Rights Is All About Fairness - This helps students identify with the situation of those discriminated against and understand the injustices.
  2. Justice Teaching - This site provides resource materials for teaching justice.
  3. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Racial and Social Justice: A curriculum for Empowerment is a teacher's resource guide that provides activities for students to explore the rich history of the civil rights movement.
  4. Needs and Wants - Pictures of needs and wants, a quiz and a short lesson
  5. Upon the Clouds of Equality - In this lesson, students experience a simulation demonstrating unequal treatment and discuss justice and fairness.
  6. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsWants and Needs - A Cooperative Learning Lesson - (a lesson plan) Students sort magazine pictures into Wants and Needs. They will glue the pictures onto the correctly labeled poster board
  7. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons When Wants Become Needs - Needs are what you must have. Needs are essential. Wants are what you would like to have. Wants are nice to have. But sometimes wants can become needs. (use this as a whole class activity) [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print



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