Present this photo to your classroom and solicit their ideas, verbally or in writing, about the location and circumstances surrounding the photo. Then click here to read the actual backstory to this beautiful photo.
Possible exploratory questions include but are not limited to:
1.) Where do you think this photo was taken?
2.) What do you think is happening in this photo? Why?
3.) Why do you think it is important to weigh children?
4.) Do you remember being weighed at the doctor’s office when you were a child? How is it similar to or different from the way this child is being weighed?
5.) How might UNICEF be involved in this photo?
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