I can describe what a social issue is and give examples I can explain what a social action is and give examples I can describe how the impacts of social actions have positive effects
What is a form of social action?
Social Action is about making a difference and creating positive change in Aotearoa and the world. It's about taking action to address an issue you care about. It can be anything from volunteering with a cause you believe in to raising awareness about an important issue to join the student council. Social Action is about taking action to make the world a better place - it starts with you!
Social Action - Making a Difference
What are some examples of social issues in Aotearoa?:
What are some examples of social action that young people can take to make a positive impact in their community?
What are some different types of Social Actions:
Work together in pairs: What are 3 real-world examples of social action that have had a positive impact on a social issue?
Have you particpated in a social action before?
Brain break: Draw a tree growing ice cream cones instead of leaves!
Work together in pairs: 15 minutes. -Pick one social issue we have discussed -Write a short definition of the social issue -How many people does it impact in Aotearoa? -Find one social action looking to make a difference on this issue
Which of the following is an example of social action?
- Volunteering at a homeless shelter
- Donating money to a political campaign
- Investing in the stock market
What type(s) of social action involves collective efforts aimed at achieving common goals?
- Community Service
- Political Action
- Collective Action
What is the definition of social action?
- An action taken by individuals or groups to address a social issue or problem
- A legal process for changing policies and laws
- An economic strategy for addressing poverty