The Face of Poverty. Do Now: Calculate how much you spend in a day. Think about how much you spend in a day (include things your parents pay for such.
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The Face of Poverty Do Now:Calculate how much you spend in a day.
Think about how much you spend in a day (include things your parents pay for such as food/transport).
Estimate other expenses such as clothing and recreation and average it as a daily amount.
2Do Now:How many people in the world live on less than $1 a day?
3Do Now:How many people in the world live on less than $1 a day?
4Do Now:If you had just $1 a day to spend, how would you use it?
5Learning IntentionsStudents will:
Become aware of the causes of poverty, the impact of poverty on the lives of children and the difficulties of creating programs that effectively address poverty.
Experience some of the challenges of using statistics to understand what is happening in the lives of children in developing countries.6Himals StoryNow we will see a video clip about the life of a child in Nepal who is living in poverty.First though
Where is Nepal?- What do we know about it?
8What indications of poverty did you see in the video?Why did Himal leave school?
What are problems Himal might face, now and in the future, because he has to work and cannot go to school? What did you see in Himals video that showed his strength in dealing with poverty and having to work for a living? Copy down these questions to answer after the video9Himals Storyhttp://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?title=Himal_s_Story__Poverty_and_Children&video_id=171624
United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF)http://www.unicef.org/sowc06/audio/liz_gibbons.mp3
11Poverty Indicators What were the five indicators of poverty we covered yesterday?12Poverty Indicators Split into your expert groups that you were in yesterday (Education, Shelter etc.)
In these groups, we will research indicators of poverty in greater depth tomorrow.
Shelter will instead look at health