The goal of this inquiry is to help students understand concepts such as needs and wants and how our changes in our lives may alter our needs or wants. Students will explore the question: Should we help others meet their needs? Students will understand the difference between needs and wants and how that impacts the choices people must make when faced with potential limitations or resources.
By examining the featured sources in this inquiry students will be able to grapple with how our needs and wants are met and if it is our moral responsibility to help others meet their needs.
This inquiry contains 6 instructional task, as well as a summative performance task and extension opportunities for students to communicate their ideas on what they have learned.