By examining photographs, this activity helps students use their critical thinking skills to identify the positive aspects and strengths of rural communities in Vietnam, Ghana and Grenada, a Caribbean Island. This process encourages students to look beyond the often portrayed negative images about developing countries. Students then look at how those strengths could be used to improve the lives of the people in the community. In Part 2 of this lesson, students reflect on their own strengths as a class and as individuals. Students then generate ideas of how they could use those strengths to improve the lives of people in their school and beyond.
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