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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Social justice is the theme of a 12-lesson unit that uses photographs to focus students' attention on and expand their understanding of current social issues facing society. Class members learn how to closely examine an image, and to...
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Homeless for the Holidays

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
You may recognize the face of homelessness right in your own classroom.
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Exposing Homelessness and Poverty

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Photos can capture a complete story in a single image. Class members closely examine a photo of a homeless camp and attempt to read the story told by the picture. They then read the caption for the photograph and compare their notes with...
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Respect My Rights, Respect My Dignity: Module Two – Housing is A Human Right

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take learners on a journey throughout the world to discover how other people live. Scholars experience a taste of what life feels like for those in poverty and without housing. Activities include discussions, building a cardboard house,...
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Maniac Magee: Problematic Situation

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
As part of their reading of Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee, class members consider what it would take to survive living on their own. Using the provided worksheet, individuals list their needs and decide where they would seek shelter.
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Moments

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Examine homelessness through a series of writing and discussion activities and a short film. Learners first come up with their own stories based on images of characters in the film. They then watch the film and respond to a series of...
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Global Hunger and Malnutrition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Is there a difference between hunger and malnutrtion? Is this a problem only in third world countries? How does hunger and malnutrition affect the community? Why do these problems exist when the world produces enough food to feed...
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Pancake Breakfast Plans

For Students 5th
In this pancake breakfast planning worksheet, 5th graders solve and complete 9 different problems that include completing a chart for a pancake breakfast. First, they set up a spreadsheet to help them plan the event. Then, students...
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Erase Homelessness

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students research the plight of homeless individuals and families, locally, within their country, or elsewhere. They problem-solve ideas to help alleviate homelessness. They then dramatically illustrate their solutions to be the problem...
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Homelessness

For Teachers K - 2nd
Take a close look at homelessness with your learners.  For this character development lesson, young artists draw a large pair of sunglasses, adding their family and pictures representing their belongings and values on the left lens, and...
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Poetry--Homeless People

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create a poem about homeless people using images they saw on websites. After reading the book "The Outsiders", 8th graders make connections of real life homeless people with characters in the book. Students search the web...
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Stereotypes About Homelessness

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students re-evaluate their own views of homelessness. They discuss their views on the homeless, examine where their ideas come from, and compare their views with what others have said. They write about "iam," a homeless man they study.
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Christmas Makes Me Think

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discover that Christmas is a time for giving and sharing. In this Christmas spirit lesson, 3rd graders read a book about a child who is excited about Christmas trees and presents, but comes to realize that Christmas is...
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Homelessness – A Bottom Line Issue

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read a fact sheet about homelessness in the U.S. and Texas. For this homelessness awareness lesson, students design a budget based on minimum wage earnings and evaluate how basic needs can be met. Students discuss and write...
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A Day in the Life of a Homeless Person

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Learners examine the day in the life of a homeless person. In this humanitarian lesson, students examine the life of a homeless person while discovering the importance of social justice in our society.
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Community Table-Community Ties: The Drive

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, students consider the issues of hunger and homelessness. Students explore literature dealing with the topics and brainstorm ways they may be able to help others.
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Exploring Philanthropic Motivations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students understand the reasons people give to those less fortune. In this philanthropic lesson, students read Passing the Dream by Penny Caldwell. Students respond to the poem by making a list of things they would like to change...
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Improve the Lives of the Homeless in New Orleans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars develop a business plan to address the issue of homelessness. In this "Homeless in New Orleans" lesson, students learn how to develop a business plan, interview homeless people, brainstorm ideas and present their final...
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Homeless in our Community

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore homelessness in their local community. In this service project/social studies lessons, children research local areas where homeless people reside, discuss global acceptance and unity, and visit a local food bank.
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Settling Down

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the Umoja shantytown in Miami, Florida as well as other shantytowns around the world in order to create a Web site bringing awareness to the issue of slum dwelling.
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Graphing the Annual Food Drive

For Teachers K - 12th
Students graph the number of items contributed to the food drive. They compare daily results to other days or to an overall goal and answer questions based on the graph.
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Day in the Life of a Homeless Person

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine a day from the point of view of a homeless person. They listen to and discuss two stories, identify ways to help homeless people, watch a Reading Rainbow video, and write an essay.
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Hunger at Home

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss the plight of the homeless in the U.S. and in their own community. They participate in a food drive for a local shelter. They role play being homeless and discover what it would be like to not have food or shelter.
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Children on the Street

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the causes and effects of child homelessness in Turkey and around the world. They compare the issues surrounding child homelessness in poor and wealthy countries.