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149 resources with the concept needs vs. wants

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Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators - Middle School Edition

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Rather than just talking about giving peace a chance, with the 15 resources in this collection middle schoolers learn the skills they need to become peace builders. The lessons were developed by the United States Institute of Peace...
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Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators - High School Edition

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Established by Congress, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is a nonpartisan institution whose goal is to "increase the nation's capacity to manage international conflict without violence." The 15 USIP resources in the...
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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Secondary Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 12 instructional activities helps young people develop the five core social and emotional learning competencies identified by CASEL. Videos, slides, activities, games, news articles, and discussions target life skills. In...
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Needs of Living Things

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scientists learn about the differences between living and nonliving things, needs and wants, and the basic requirements for survival. Fun activities like making lemonade, playing a game of Concentration, and blowing bubbles in...
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Savvy Spending: Sharpening Money Decisions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you really need that new laptop/phone/dress/jacket/etc.? Financial decisions require us to distinguish between our wants and our needs. Through discussion and the evaluation of scenarios on provided worksheets, this resource will...
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Decision-Making

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Making decisions about things like what to do after high school can be a challenge. So many factors are involved. The decision-making worksheet in this resource helps to simplify the process by asking individuals to fill in a matrix for...
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What Are Human Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What if, rather than being entitle to human rights, basic human rights had to be purchased? With a fixed income, what rights would you buy? How much would you be willing to pay for a particular right? to gain an understanding of the...
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Media and Money: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Money talks ... especially in the media world! How do finances influence the media we see? Answer that, and many other questions using a video in a media literacy series. The narrator discusses how economic reasons influence media...
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Once Upon a Dime: High School Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who knew that fairy tales and economics go hand-in-hand? Pupils complete a host of handouts, using everything from graphic organizers to short answer questions to reinforce concepts. They also complete a project that builds on everything...
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Advanced Mediation Practice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What will become of the giraffes of Amali? Pupils participate in a large scale role-playing activity to study the art of conflict mediation. The lesson engages participants in the struggle between two countries and the animals caught...
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Mediating Conflict

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Two's a negotiation, but three's a mediation! Demonstrate the differences between the two processes through a role-playing lesson. The activity familiarizes pupils with the role of a mediator and examines the types of situations that...
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Negotiation Role-Play

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
War-torn Kosovo is experiencing another crisis—thousands of broken-down cars clogging the damaged highways, making travel impossible. Which local auto shop owner will get the contract to clear the road for progress? After some research,...
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The Process of Negotiation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does it take to be a great negotiator? Learners discover the factors that affect the negotiation process through group discussion and brainstorming. An installment in a series of peacebuilding activities compares the needs and wants...
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Identifying Elements of Conflict

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What lies at the heart of a conflict? Help pupils peel back the layers during an in-depth study of the elements of conflict. A lesson addressing peacekeeping and conflict management examines the historical, emotional, and societal...
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Identifying Conflicts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When viewpoints collide, conflict arises. Can your pupils identify the components of conflict? The fourth in a series of 15 lessons about peacebuilding helps participants identify the underlying causes of conflict. Teams role play to...
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Responding to Conflict: Mediation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What happens when two parties can't come to agreement? Scholars explore the role of a mediator through part 10 of a 15-part series of peacebuilding lessons. Through individual work and role play, pupils brainstorm solutions until they...
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Responding to Conflict: Negotiation Role-Play

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After a lesson plan like this one, your class won't hesitate to negotiate! Pupils pair up and negotiate opposing sides of a conflict during the ninth installment in a 15-part series. Once they determine their wants and needs, individuals...
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Responding to Conflict: Negotiation—Identifying Wants and Needs

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Let's make a deal! Are real negotiations as simple as they are in the game show? Scholars learn the art of negotiation during the 8th activity in a series of 15. The activity kicks off with a fun group negotiation, then explores the...
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Daisy Making Choices Leaf

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Shed light on the concept of financial literacy with a series of four activities that examines needs vs. wants, gives scholars the opportunity to buy products using paper money, and set goals to save money.
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Monster Musical Chairs and Scarcity

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Why can't we have everything we want? Youngsters are introduced to the concept of scarcity through a game of musical chairs and by discussing what it takes to satisfy our wants.
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Need or Want?

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Even as adults it can be hard to distinguish needs from wants. Using pictures of common, everyday items, children make a pocket chart separating the objects they need from those that they want. Discuss their choices, explaining that...
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The Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Let's take a look back at America during the 1920s and 1930s. Information regarding the economics in the 1920s that led to some of the issues during the 1930s are covered using text and images. Learners will consider economic booms,...
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Consumer Choices

For Students 6th - 12th
How do we decide what to buy? Empower your economists to spend their money wisely through this introductory consumer choice worksheet. Learners read a passage on wants and needs, scarcity, and tradeoffs. Next, students personalize the...
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students explore the 5 themes of geography. For this cross curriculum literacy and geography lesson, students listen to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett, and make a list of the needs of the people in Chewandswallow....