Students examine the concept of inequality. They compare and contrast vertical and horizontal inequality and identify methods on how inequality is measured. They research trends of inequality in the United Kingdom.
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U.S. Income Inequality: It's Not So Bad
What is the difference between a flat tax, progressive tax, tax deduction and transfer payments? Pupils examine the ability-to-pay principle of taxation through discussion, problem solving, and a variety of worksheets on topics from US...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Guidance Notes: Inequality in Brazil
This resource includes six activity guidelines and accompanying worksheets for discussing the current trends of inequality in Brazil, particularly in preparation for the 2014 World Cup. Using a blank map, informational texts, and...
5th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Human Rights Defined
Class members continue their investigation of the factors that influence migration with a lesson on human rights. As they examine the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and selected US Constitutional Amendments, learners compare the...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The World Cup 2014: English Themed
There are many perspectives surrounding spending by the Brazilian government on the 2014 World Cup. Your learners will role play as supporters or protesters of the event, use a mock news article to explore the issue, and then research...
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Apartheid: A Journey of Inequality
When a resource like this comes along, I want everyone to see it. Actively engage your learners with a lesson on apartheid. They'll analyze 10 photos, complete two journal entries, and read six slides of text separated into dated chunks....
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Income and Wealth Inequality
The Industrial Revolution and globalization have been a triumph in the developed nations, but served to widen and accelerate the wealth gap between the richest and poorest countries in the world. Explore the differences between the...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Poverty and Inequality in the World's Richest Nation
Students examine poverty and inequality in America. In this current events lesson plan, students read the provided articles "Poverty," "Inequality Growing in America," "Inequality: Views on Causes, Effects, Remedies," and "Theories on...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Navigating Our Global Future
As we make great strides in technology in an increasingly globalized world, are we actually headed toward a century of eco-disaster and collapse? Listen as Ian Goldin, director of 21st Century School at Oxford, discusses the two...
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable