Students research and compare statistics of the history of hunger and obesity around the world.
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Students learn facts about hunger and food insecurity and understand the three stages of hunger.
Students explore the effects of hunger and its role in the lives of children.
What is a famine and what are its effects? Students read and write an "interior monologue" response....
Students learn how poverty and hunger are related.
Depictions of hunger in excerpts from Jane Eyre and Oliver Twist provide concrete images of hunger as learners determine its causes and decide whether to support a change in U.S. public policy related to the issue.
Students define hunger and explore the myths and facts about the issue of global hunger. They brainstorm actions they can take to reduce the effects of hunger on others in their community and around the world. Students write poems to represent their thinking about the problem of hunger.
Unit: My Healthy Plate
This lesson introduces children to the reality of childhood hunger in their region. Students learn the difference between companies that are for profit and nonprofit and the types of work they do. Students also identify wants and needs.