Creating a Social Enterprise - Finding Your Social Mission

Creating a Social Enterprise - Finding Your Social Mission

Lesson 3 of 5 in this unit

  • Primary
  • Year 5 - 6
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Business and Economics
  • Economic
  • Enterprise Learning
  • ...

Lesson summary

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.

Learning intentions:

Students will...

  • explore social issues affecting communities locally and globally
  • rank social issues as individuals and vote for a class social cause.

Success criteria:

Students can...

  • identify social issues affecting all levels of society
  • justify their thoughts on the importance of different social issues.

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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.

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This lesson is designed to build students’ competencies in the following skills:

  • collaboration
  • social skills
  • empathy
  • communication

Additional info

Cool would like to thank Social Enterprise Academy for supporting the development of these lessons.

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