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Lesson Plans for Teaching Poverty (KS 2)

Lesson Plans for Teaching Poverty (KS 2)

Overview

On this resource page, you will find the following lessons and guide:

  1. Overview of LessonsThe lesson plans support teaching skills and the knowledge needed so pupils can carry out their social action projects. It should:
    • Introduce young people to the subject of poverty.
    • Go through the understanding of social action by analysing an approach already taken.
    • Inspire young people to act within a school, community, or city.
  2. How can I stop the effects of poverty? Lesson 1: What is poverty?
    Young people should be able to re-tell some facts about poverty and how it is defined. They will be able to reflect on what it means for a child and his/her rights. They are willing to learn more but have to learn the right ways to approach this problem.
  3. Lesson 2: What are the different forms of poverty?
    Young people will be able to understand that poverty can have various manifestations. They will also begin to understand that its causes can be varied and that it can affect anyone.
  4. Lesson 3: How does poverty affect young people in school?
    Young people should be able to describe some feelings associated with poverty. They will understand the effects it can have on young people in school. They will know why talking about it is important to prevent discrimination.
  5. Lesson 4: How can you tackle poverty at your school?
    Young people will be able to talk about the importance of young people's rights and why poverty can endanger them. They will be able to explore and engage with other ideas that tackle the problem of poverty.
  6.  

    Each of the lessons has a PDF and a PowerPoint presentation.

      
    This guide is Section 7 of the Curriculum Guide   Learning about Poverty as part of Youth Social Action

Key Stage: KS 2
Social Issue: Poverty
YSA Step: Inspire, Explore, Act, Reflect
Resource type: Lesson plans, Guide, Lesson Overview, All Lessons (Zip Folder)
Subject(s): Citizenship & PSHE, Science, English, Maths, PE, History, Geography, Information Technology, Food Technology, PSHE
Owner: Ormiston Trust

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