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End Poverty Now Lesson Plan 1

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End Poverty Now

Posted
October 18, 2009

Categories
Education
Culture
Human Rights
Poverty

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45 min
Ideal for all secondary grades and can be adapted to suit any History, English, or Ethics class.
This lesson aims to help students identify their misconceptions about poverty and begin to see what it actually is like to live in poverty.
The students begin by building a structure in groups that have varying amounts of materials and/or tools. The students then draw a picture of what poverty means to them. These pictures are discussed as a class, with a particular focus on misconceptions. The students finish by linking the lesson with what they have been studying and making collages that demonstrate what poverty means to them.

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End Poverty Now

End Poverty Now (EPN) is a nongovernmental, non profit organization dedicated to the alleviation of poverty both locally and worldwide. It is based in Montreal, Canada and was formed in 2004 when five McGill University students decided to do something about global poverty. On August 21st, 2006,...