CAUSEUnit Plan: Understanding our Global Community – Poverty (1)

This unit plan leads students through a series of games and exercises that are designed to challenge their existing ideas about poverty

Keiskamma:  Walking for Water – Poverty (2)
This lesson will engage students in a hands-on learning opportunity in order to raise awareness about the difficulty of obtaining water in developing countries.

Keiskamma:  Learning the Hard Way – Poverty (3)
Through this simulation activity students will explore access to resources, in particular the frustrations of being in a classroom with limited materials.

World Vision: Poverty and Rights – Poverty (4)
This lesson addresses the difference between wants and needs as well as the rights of the child.

World Vision: Myth Busters – Poverty (5)
This lesson discusses the personal and cultural perceptions of poverty. Opportunity for discussion, critical thinking and sharing of thoughts and ideas is highlighted throughout.

CHF: Sustainable Solutions – Poverty (6)
This resource challenges students to think about how particular strategies might help improve families’ lives in the developing world and then offer ideas as to how these might improve livelihoods.

CHF: The Real Survivor – Poverty (7)
This lesson plan includes a card game and materials focused on food security and protection.

Sahakarini: Sahakarini, the Kaqchikel Presbytery and Micro-credit in Rural Guatemala – Poverty (8)
This resource includes an interactive games that explores a micro-credit program started in rural Guatemala. Game instructions and card templates are provided to offer a rich learning experience through play.