Day #59, Wednesday

Hey team,
Don’t forget today is early dismissal!
*Our full school Skype with OVU airs tonight!
We will be Skyping OVU.
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Let’s generate some questions quick in regards to our learning targets:

The following are learning targets for the entire unit:
What does it mean to be well? Understanding change and conflict is the key to understanding poverty and wealth.

Poverty Introduction

€ I can explain well-being and how it applies to others, and myself. 4.0
€ I can explain how the following examples of beliefs and values
-family -community
-church -school
-athletics -arts
-business -mass media
-advertising -military
€ I can explain the elements of poverty. 4.1
€ I can explain in detail, The Global Poverty Trap. 4.2
€ I can define and explain welfare. 4.3
-economic welfare
-physical well-being
-social and emotional well being
€ I can list pros and cons of welfare. 4.4
€ I can explain, who are the poor? 4.5
€ I can explain upper, middle, working and lower class. 4.6
€ I can explain where poverty exists in the world, nation and locally. 4.7
€ I can explain 5 truths surrounding general characteristics of the poor. 4.8

Disparities in Wealth

€ I can explain income distribution. 4.9
€ I can explain what it means; per capita income and can state facts that relate. 4.10
€ I can explain how our local per capita income compares to others in the country- world. 4.11
€ I can explain what a developing country is and outline elements for growth. 4.12


€ I can explain how worldviews can affect ideas of poverty and wealth. 4.13
€ I can explain that industrial societies tend to accept liberal materialistic assumptions. 4.14
€ I can explain 2 approaches who how cultures can resolve conflict. 4.15

Developing World

€ I can explain what is meant by the term, developing world. 4.16
€ I can explain the terms, first, second and third world and explain how countries fit under each title. 4.17
€ I can explain how developing countries have been attempting to build their economies. 4.18
-modernize -technology -competitive niche
€ I can explain 5 reasons why a country would fit into the title, developing country. 4.19
-low GDP -subsistence agriculture
-low per capita income -high birth rates -undernourishment

Aboriginal Worldviews and Treaty Education

€ What is the traditional worldview of Aboriginal peoples in relation to the; treatment of mother earth? 4.20
-treatment of others? -treatment of ‘money’?
€ I can define and explain acculturation. 4.21
€ I can define and explain assimilation. 4.22
€ I can list and explain 5 elements of acculturation that were used again Aboriginal peoples. 4.23
-invasion and resistance -evacuation and urbanization
-discrimination -personal and cultural identity
-indigenous trap
€ I can define and explain a treaty. 4.24
€ I can explain the contrast between Tradition Aboriginal Worldviews and those of the European settlers. 4.25
€ I can articulate where discrepancies existed in treaty signings. 4.26

Pressures for Change in the Global Economy

€ I can explain why the world’s nations are facing fundamental problems in the following areas; 4.27
-technological change -reallocation of wealth
-social adjustment -cultural adjustment
-social change

Poverty and Wealth: L to J Terminology:
first world, second world, third world, annihilation, assimilation, hierarchy

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Things we need to focus on:
-family -community -church -school -athletics -arts -business -mass media
-advertising -military -government
€ I can explain how worldviews can affect ideas of poverty and wealth. 4.13

FINAL PERIOD: English 20
Chapter 2:
*Transfer these into your Fix Me notes.
1. Why is the following quotation significant to what we are learning about the main character, “They’re real people- they have trains to catch, taxis to hunt down, places to be, things to do. They leave tips… (pg. 13)

2. Prediction: How do you think the main character knows the stranger in the coffee shop? Did she overreact? What do you think she is afraid of?

Chapter 3
1. What do you think could have stood out to the main character when she overheard the conversation between the mom and child? Specifically the line that says; “Maybe they like being nice and not hurting people, honey. You know, like we do.”

2. Why do you think she feels safe with the elephants close by?


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