Fair Trade Makes a Difference
Seventh graders see how profits are distributed among people by slicing a banana. In groups, they role-play who gains the largest profit.
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Citizenship Themed: Taking Action on Fairness
Here is a set of wonderful activities that will offer young learners the chance to see how some prominent figures have taken action to ensure greater equality and fairness around the world. Given the context of the 2014 World Cup, the...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Find Your Way Through Trade: It's Just Not Fair
Students discover fair trading in an economy. In this economics instructional activity, students participate in a role playing game in which they must trade their goods with the government in an unfair market. Students discuss the lack...
3rd - 7th Math
Making Do: Learning and Growing Through Adversity
What is it that makes people keep going when they face challenges in life? Ask your class to consider this question in relation to their own experiences and as they read material from The New York Times. Using personal experiences and...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Global Community: T-Shirt Activity
Examine fair trade and the impacts it has on the global community. Kids consider how t-shirts are made, where they come from, and how fair trade works. They design t-shirts that describe the affects of fair trade on various populations...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History