- analyze the effects of hunger.
- speculate why hunger is not emphasized as a grave issue by the media.
"Hunger Isn't Just a Stomach Thing." YouTube. World Vision, 2011. Web. (Video)
"Hunger Isn't Just a Stomach Thing." YouTube. World Vision, 2011. Web.
Watch the video, "Hunger Isn't Just a Stomach Thing," Have the students listen for the effects of hunger.
Discuss the video with students. Brainstorm with them questions they had after watching the video.
Students review newspaper articles about children and hunger. They discuss how they feel about this issue affecting children. They speculate why they think the news rarely emphasizes such a serious issue. Examples of articles you can share with them:
- "Teachers are Feeding Hungry Schoolkids Whose Parents are Too Poor to Give Them Breakfast." (The Mirror, 15 January 2016).
- "Obama Proposes Cash Benefits to Close the Summer Hunger Gap for Students." (Yahoo News, 28 January 2016).
Student participation and display of knowledge and evidence during discussion of the video.