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What is Poverty?
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What is Poverty?

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Grade Level Grades 6-12
Resource Type Handout, Lesson Plan
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This is the first lesson of a four part series titled, "Issues of Poverty." In this introductory lesson, students compare the federally defined poverty level with the cost of basic necessities in their own community. The second lesson can be found under the title, "Poverty and Unemployment: Exploring the Connection." The third lesson can be found under the title "Cycle of Poverty" and the fourth lesson can be found under the title "Race and Poverty."

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What_Is_Poverty.docx

Lesson Plan
February 12, 2020
26.86 KB

federal_poverty_level_handout.pdf

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
87.31 KB

cost_of_living_handout.pdf

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
85.85 KB
4.0
1 Reviews
Ajbenham
March 23, 2017
Useful and thorough resource. Would be great to culminate the lessons with a writing assignment.
rebwade
December 15, 2013
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