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.) What is happening in this photo?
2.) Describe the environment? Why is the environment important to what is happening in the photo?
3.) Where do you think this photo was taken? Be specific to the location of the country within the continent of Africa. How might malnutrition affect ways of life of people around the world? What else can poverty result in?
4.) How can this situation be compared to situations of poverty in the United States?
5.) How might UNICEF be involved in this photo?
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