October 1st-2nd

posted Oct 1, 2015, 7:05 AM by Mike Costello   [ updated Oct 1, 2015, 8:14 AM ]
Learning Targets:
-Students will research and define vocab words
-Use vocab words in a sentence to test meaning
-Pull meaning from "Poor Kids" and how it relates to them

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Read the Article about College Majors

-Define: Investment, Poverty, Middle Class

-Use the 3 words in sentences

-What was the lowest paying major they discussed?

-What was the highest paying major they discussed?
Watch "Poor Kids"

Answer the following questions:
1. How are these families affected by poverty?

2. How did they families end up in poverty?

3. Do we have a responsibility as a society to address poverty and issues related to it?             If so, how do we deal with these issues?

4. Do you think these kids will be able to escape poverty as adults? Why/why not? 

Make sure you have at least 2-3 sentences (notes) for each question

Turn in basket at the end of class

55 minutes