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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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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.  In this character development instructional activity, young artists draw a large pair of sunglasses, adding their family and pictures representing their belongings and values on the...
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Stereotypes About Homelessness

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners 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 instructional activity, 3rd graders read a book about a child who is excited about Christmas trees and presents, but comes to realize that...
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The Meaning of Home

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the meaning of home. In this emotional well being lesson, students give reasons why home is important to them. Students discuss homelessness and how it effects people. Students discuss that home it not only a physical...
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Homelessness – A Bottom Line Issue

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars read a fact sheet about homelessness in the U.S. and Texas. In this homelessness awareness lesson, students design a budget based on minimum wage earnings and evaluate how basic needs can be met. Young scholars discuss and...
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Be the Change You Wish to See

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate how one person can change the world for the better.  In this humanity lesson, students review their research on malaria from a previous lesson and create ideas for solving world problems such as hunger, disease, and...
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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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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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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.
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A Place to Lay My Head

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine social ills through art. In this art interpretation lesson, students analyze the sculpture titled "Pillows," and discuss stereotypes associated with homelessness.
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What Can We Do to Help End Hunger?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners explore poverty by participating in world hunger activities. In this food resources lesson plan, students identify the number of people around the world who suffer from malnutrition and possible remedies for their situation....
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Sam and the Lucky Money

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read the story Sam and the Lucky Money. In this reading lesson, 3rd graders discuss the story. Students write in a reader's response journal as they read the story.
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Exploring the Meaning of Home and Homelessness

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students list things that define a home and identify reasons for homelessness. In this home and homelessness lesson plan, students discuss and read about why people become homeless.
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Exploring the Meaning of Home and Homelessness

For Students 4th
In this homelessness teaching guide, 4th graders focus on the meaning of the word "home" as well as those that are homeless.  Students complete 2 activities and answer 4 short answer questions giving opinions and statements regarding...
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Exploring the Meaning of Home and Homelessness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars identify the importance of home.  For this home and homelessness lesson, students discuss what makes a home and what makes it important to them.  Young scholars also discuss issues that cause conflict in the home and...
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Advanced Sentence Completion: 14

For Students 6th - 8th
In this sentence completion worksheet, students fill in the blank for the correct word for each sentence. Students complete 10 multiple choice questions. Click on "show all" to see the rest of the worksheet.
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Why is the Emmaus Approach Successful?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the functions of the Emmaus community. In this homelessness lesson, students research the work of the Emmaus group in providing hostel living for the homeless. Students create their own Emmaus models.