Subjects: Entrepreneurship, HASS (Economics and Business).
Year Levels: 5 and 6.
Topics: Enterprise learning.
Teaching Time: 60 minutes.
Lesson three of five. Addressing social issues starts with the call to action. Students will identify an issue they want to tackle by ranking social issues in order of importance.
- Students will explore social issues affecting communities locally and globally
- Students will rank social issues as individuals and vote for a class social cause.
21st century skills:
Australian Curriculum Mapping
This unit of lessons is intended to focus on many of the General Capabilities of the curriculum. There are many elements of the curriculum that can be overlaid into these lessons with minor modifications on the part of the teacher. For a full breakdown of the General Capabilities used and the curriculum links that can be drawn into each lesson, click here.
This lesson is part of the wider unit of work Creating a Social Enterprise.
Time required: 60 mins.
Level of teacher scaffolding: Medium – facilitate class discussion.
- Device capable of presenting a video to the class
- What’s the Big Deal? worksheet (one per pair of students)
- Diamond of Importance worksheet (one per student).
Keywords: entrepreneurship, social enterprise, social entrepreneur, social entrepreneurship, social issues, business, entrepreneurship education, Social Enterprise Schools, Social Enterprise Academy, teamwork, group work, team, leadership.
Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.
Cool would like to thank Social Enterprise Academy for supporting the development of these lessons.