Homelessness: A Teacher's Guide


  • Division: Primary
  • Subject: Visual Arts, Music, Language Arts, Media, Social Studies
  • Includes Learning Goals and Objectives
  • Includes Lesson Ideas
  • Includes ideas for Assessment As, For and Of Learning
  • Provides cross-curricular connections


The guide was inspired by a desire to engage teachers and students in learning and activities related to Homelessness Action Week, growing out of the successful experience of some teachers during the first Homelessness Action Week in 2006. The information and materials in this guide are designed for senior elementary students – Grades 6 and 7 – but elements can be adapted for both younger and older students.

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