Poverty, What is it?


A discussion booklet for students in Grades 5 to 8

Poverty, what is it? is a discussion booklet for students which includes a selection of statements, stories and drawings received from over 200 Grade 5 to 8 students from Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick. Developed by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Human Rights, this booklet offers the context and opportunity to take on the classroom discussion of an important societal issue, poverty.

Available in English and French