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LESSON PLAN TEMPLATE Your Name: Erin Brady Title of Lesson: How Can We Help?

Grade: 4th STANDARDS (4.SL.1) Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (oneonone, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others ideas and expressing their own clearly. (4.SS.S3. PO1) Discuss ways an individual can contribute to a school or community. LESSON SUMMARY/OVERVIEW As this is the final day in the unit, it is important to review all of the information presented throughout the last week. Start with reviewing poverty, then world poverty and poverty in the United States. End with one of the problems of poverty:food insecurity. This should be in the form of a discussion. Have students think about how they could end poverty. Discuss a way they could help now. End with an essay. OBJECTIVES Students will be able to think critically about the world and poverty. Students will be able to create ways they can help alleviate poverty. ASSESSMENT/EVALUATION Non-formally assess during group discussion. Formative assessment: Students will write essay summing up all that they have learned over the course of the week, ending with their opinions on how they can alleviate poverty. PREREQUISITE KNOWLEDGE What poverty is. How poverty is defined. How poverty defers around the world. How it is represented in their own lives (poverty). What is food security. MATERIALS -Smartboard -Internet -Butcher Paper

-Whiteboard -Expo markers - Computer

VOCABULARY/KEY WORDS Poverty- Poverty is scarcity, dearth, or the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money.[1] Absolute poverty or destitution refers to the deprivation of basic human needs, which commonly includes food, water, sanitation, clothing, shelter, health care and education. Relative poverty is defined contextually as economic inequality in the location or society in which people live. TEACHING PROCEDURES Start by having each table think of one thing they learned this week about: o What poverty is? o What poverty is like around the world? o What poverty is like in the United States? o How poverty links to food insecurity? Write answers on the board or on butcher paper. Have students Think-Pair-Share about how they can help end poverty or at least help those who suffer because of it. Write ideas on board. Have students discuss pros and cons for each. Show What is Poverty Video Have group discussion about video.

o How did they define poverty? o How is it different than the normal definition? o Taking this video into account, how else can we help? Bring up the idea of sponsoring a child. o How much itll cost each student ($1) o How they can write letters to the child o Why it is a good/bad idea. Have students vote. o If there is a majority, send home form and describe the process of picking a child. o If there is not, move on. Tell students that they need to write a quick essay detailing what theyve learned the past week. Have them finish the essay with how they would help end poverty.

RESOURCES What is Poverty Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGSvDvDZnb4

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WAYS OF THINKING CONNECTION Futures Thinking is thinking of how your actions can affect the future, as well as thinking of ways to fix for the future. This lesson asks students to think of what they could do to help the problem of poverty. It asks that they think about how they, as fourth graders, can help fix a global problem. This forces them to think about how they can impact the future.