Students participate in a variety of activities as they explore and discuss their attitudes and values concerning hunger and other poverty-related factors in the USA.
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The People Behind the Statistics
Invite your class to experience human rights situations first hand. Following an introduction to human rights, class members read statements and categorize them as a whole class. They then work in small groups to prepare a role play as...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Right of Food
Groups assume the role of members of the Camry family and, using the provided information about expenditures and food costs, attempt to create a budget that will permit them to not only pay their bills but to also purchase enough...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
World Hunger - Causes And Solutions
An online Sim City type game from the BBC website guides learners to complete a World Food Programme mission. They investigate the causes and of hunger in different parts of the world and then research a particular region's hunger...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Scramble for Wealth And Power
Students participate in a simulation activity involving the distribution of the world's wealth and power. The activity starts when 100 pennies, representing wealth and power, are spread on the floor and students must grab as many...
4th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
National Priorities for Hunger
In this national priorities for hunger learning exercise, students assess the need in their community for food assistance, decide what needs to be done, rank the options, and determine a method for evaluating programs. This page has...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Taking the Human Rights Temperature of Your School
Students evaluate their school's human rights climate using criteria derived from the universal Declaration of Human Rights. They identify areas of particular concern and develop an action plan to begin addressing the issues.
6th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History