There's More to Poverty than Meets the Eye

Submitted by Saskatoon on November 11, 2015 - 4:34pm

Education Resource for Grades 6-9

Building Engaged Citizens for Poverty Reduction and Community Well-Being 

 

Curriculum Connections:

Social Studies, Health Education, Language Arts, Religious Studies.

Cross-curricular connections to other subject areas.

 

Designed to:

  • Broaden students' understanding of local poverty; effects and root causes, relationship to community health and well-being, poverty reduction strategies.
  • Build empathy for those who are directly affected.
  • Inspire social responsibility and engaged citizenship.

Includes:

  • Teacher information, student materials and activities.
  • Connections to curriculum outcomes in Social Studies and Health Education.

Evaluation:

  • Successfully piloted in six Saskatoon and area schools.
  • Highly rated by students and educators.

Curriculum Connections by Grade


Grade 6 (PDF)

Grade 7 (PDF)

Grade 8 (PDF)

Grade 9 (PDF)

 

For more information contact:

306-655-4630 or lynn.kowblick@saskatoonhealthregion.ca


Download the promotional flyer here

 

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