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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Implemented Into a Public Speech

Assume that a friend has asked you to help her in developing a series of messages to persuade people to join literacy classes and to learn to read. The messages will take the form of a public speech or radio and television public service announcements. Use Maslow's Needs Hierarchy to construct five different messages, each of which focuses on how learning to read can help people fulfill one of Maslow's basic needs. You do not need to create a speech; simply describe what the message will be and discuss which need it is based on. Post your five messages.

1) Physiological Needs

2) Safety Needs

3) Belongings and Love Needs

4) Self- Esteem

5) Self-actualization

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1) Learning how to read will help an individual to meet their physiological needs, due to the fact that this individual will have the reading comprehension skills necessary to apply for jobs by being able to read and understand a job application. Reading and understanding a job application will help this individual to be able to ascertain what jobs to apply for so they can make enough money to be able to purchase food, shelter, water, and other things necessary to satisfy the physiological needs.

2) Learning how to read will help an individual to meet their safety needs, due to the fact that an individual will have the reading ...

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