Poverty. Trevor Staff, Rebecca MacDougall, Haley Claxton. What is Poverty?. Poverty is the pronounced deprivation of well being. It is the inability to satisfy one's basic needs because one lacks income to buy services from lack of access to services. Who is affected?.
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Trevor Staff, Rebecca MacDougall, Haley Claxton
- The Bear family realizes that
they have "too much stuff"
in their home.
- Mama Bear comes up with
the idea to donate the items to various places.
- The Bear family sees how much their old stuff is appreciated by those that donate too.
The Bear family donates not only their old items, but their time as well.
- This book shows that those in poverty are not the only ones that need help and time.
- Opens up room for discussion on things that students might have "too much" of and could give to someone who doesn't have that much.
- Ends with the Bear family feeling good about themselves and what they did for others.
What can you do to make sure parents can attend conferences and
Am I making false assumptions about my students?
What impacts am I/my class making about my community?
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Rummaging through the garbage bin
searching for a meal,
she managed to get a burnt bread
relishing her little fill.
Unaffected by the unhygienic condition
running towards a vegetable cart
picking a half eaten banana
her dessert for a start.
Her siblings eagerly waiting
hoping for a hearty meal.
but their sister who had long gone by
was thinking about the muffins she could steal.
Finally she had done it!
warm hot loaves in her tiny hands
crossing the road hurriedly
she served her little family by giving them food to eat.
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citizen in this unit would donate
and volunteer when asked, but would not put forth much effort by own motivation.