Reading

Grades 6-8

Global Family Matters

This reading must be purchased as part of a lesson packet or as part of a full curriculum that is available in our store.

See Purchase Options

SUBJECTS: Social Studies

TOPICS: Education, Food & Hunger, Migration, Urbanization, Wealth & Poverty, Women's Issues

Resource Overview

Our global family background reading: There are vast differences in wealth, energy use, health, and education levels among the over 7 billion people on the planet. Students analyze how these differences relate to population growth and explore strategies to ensure happy, healthy lives for all. Glossary included.

Children working on farms is still a critical component of many economies.

How Do I Get This Reading?

This reading must be purchased as part of a lesson packet or as part of a full curriculum that is available in our store.

Other Resources You Might Like:

Grades ,
Food for Thought

Acting as the residents of five major regions of the world, students compare various statistics that affect people’s health and... Read more »

Young child at a health clinic getting a check up
Grades
Growing Up Healthy

Through a board game, students are presented with various health-related scenarios that can hurt or help child health and then... Read more »

Dense skyscrapers and other buildings.
Grades
Demography in Action

Population concepts background reading: Understanding demographics is foundational to population studies. Students examine key population concepts including birth and death... Read more »