Beatitudes: Poverty and Righteousness Assignment

Use the links below to help you complete Part one of the assignment.

  1. Give five general facts about poverty in Canada.
  2. Describe four ways how children are affected by poverty in Canada.
  3. How does living in poverty affect students’ attitude and performance in school?
  4. What are two common misconceptions about poverty?
  5. List three things you could do to help alleviate poverty in Canada.

Canada without poverty

Free the Children

Wikipedia (Poverty in Canada)

Campaign 2000 Report (Contains an articled entitled, Child poverty has lasting effects, study shows)

BC Teachers Federation (This will help you address question #3)

How do you Cite Resources Properly?

Here is a cool website called Citation Machine.  You can use this website to cite resources correctly.  It doesn’t matter whether you use a website, book, or any other resource.

Here is its mission:

Citation machine helps students and professional researchers to properly credit the information that they use. Its primary goal is to make it so easy for student researchers to cite their information sources, that there is virtually no reason not to — because…

How to Use:

  1. To use, click on APA and then hit “submit”.
  2. Select what type of resource you used (print or non-print).
  3. Put in the required information, then click “submit”.
  4. Then copy and paste the corrected cited resource.