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Family Sells House to Help the Hungry

Students compare their wants and needs, then read a news article about a family that downsized their home to help African villagers. In this current events and poverty in Africa lesson plan, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report then participate in a think-pair-share discussion about possessions and quality of life. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.

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2nd - 6th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
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  • Vocabulary

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