Global Women and Poverty

  • GRADE: Grade 10 Civics, Grade 10 History, Grade 12 Challenge and Change
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  • Includes lesion ideas
  • Includes Learning Objectives
  • Think, Pair, Share activities
  • Downloadable Assessment As/For Learning
  • Text-to-text, text-to-self, text-to-world based questions and connections
  • Use of multimedia

This lesson is designed for social studies, economics, sociology, citizenship, government, current events, and other related classes, grades 9-12.

Lesson Objectives:

By the end of this lesson, students will:

-Articulate opinions and support them with reasons, facts, and examples. 
-Conduct research using a variety of resources and make comparisons based on this research. 
-Create graphic organizers to present their research findings and illustrate solutions to problems. 
-Discuss and debate issues based on what they have learned from research and watching a video. 
-Use problem solving and group work strategies to form a strategic plan for assisting countries that face severe economic hardships. 
-Present action plans for assisting developing countries. 
-Draw conclusions about the interdependence of nations in a global economy.

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