Week of January 16th

FRIDAY – Warm up: pick up a map off the back counter. Write your name on it. Get our your colored pencils out. You’ll need a green one and a red one.

Activity: Retrieve the Purchasing Power Parity assignment from Google Classroom. Follow the directions to complete the assignment Phase One AND Phase Two.

Links

World Ranking of PPP

World Factbook Links

Qatar

Brunei

Norway

South Sudan

Central African Republic

Haiti

 

 

THURSDAY – Warm up: Use the links below to complete the next four questions on the worksheet from Wednesday, Poverty in the USA.

Federal Minimum Wage Chart

Explore the minimum wages in other states while you’re here.

Oregon Minimum Wage Chart

Notice there are three levels.

Living Wage in Jackson County

Find the Living Wage for a household with 2 adults and 2 children.

You will have to do some math to calculate daily wage.

Activity: Use the link below to research PPP as a group. Have one person in the group open a document and share it with the rest. Then collaborate together to craft a “student friendly” explanation that a 3rd grade student could understand.

Purchasing Power Parity

 

WEDNESDAY – Warm-up; review your reflections on What is Poverty?

Activity – Poverty in the USA worksheet (posted in GC) Use the links below.

Article from the Institute for Research on Poverty describing how poverty is measured in the United States.

Federal Poverty Levels

Living Wage in Jackson County

 

TUESDAY – Warm up – review your “Bag Game” reflections for discussion.

Lesson – How to assess dialogue in the classroom.

Rubric for Dialogue in the Classroom

Activity – Address the questions of What is poverty? Who is Poor?

TUESDAY – Warm-up; review your reflections on What is Poverty?

Activity – Poverty in the USA worksheet (posted in GC) Use the links below.

Article from the Institute for Research on Poverty describing how poverty is measured in the United States.

Federal Poverty Levels

Living Wage in jackson County

 

 

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