ERIC Number: ED253440
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
When I Was Hungry. A Hunger Course for High School Students. [Student Packet].
Bread for the World Educational Fund, Washington, DC.
This student packet contains readings and exercises for examining the problem of world hunger. Materials, which are suitable for use by high school students, are presented from a Christian perspective. Twelve chapters cover justice and the right to food; causes of hunger (poverty, land use, the international economy, the arms race, resource abuse, misplaced priorities); overcoming hunger; U.S. policy options for overcoming hunger; ethical issues, values, and attitudes surrounding the hunger problem; biblical perspectives on hunger; what the churches are saying and doing; the Bread for the World organization; and prospects for the future. Within each chapter, the following materials are generally included: readings, several hypothetical or actual situations for consideration, statistical information in the form of charts or graphs, questions for reflection and discussion, written exercises, action suggestions, and a prayer activity. (LP)
Descriptors: Christianity, Economic Factors, Economics, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, High Schools, Hunger, Instructional Materials, International Relations, Learning Activities, Living Standards, Natural Resources, Religious Factors, Religious Organizations, Units of Study, World Problems
Bread for the World Educational Fund, 802 Rhode Island Ave., N.E., Washington, DC 20018 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bread for the World Educational Fund, Washington, DC.
Note: For teacher's manual and action packet, see SO 015 745. Photographs may not reproduce clearly.