Presentation on theme: "Social Issues in the UK Health and Wealth Inequalities National Qualifications."— Presentation transcript:
Social Issues in the UK Health and Wealth Inequalities National Qualifications
Today we will… Identify the main causes of poverty in the UK Understand why some groups are more likely to be living in poverty
Success Criteria I will be able to work as part of a group to complete a paired reading task on the causes of poverty I will be able to identify the main causes of poverty I will be able to answer a past paper question on the causes of poverty in the UK
Lesson Starter What are the main causes of poverty? List as many as you can.
Causes of Poverty? For this task, you will work with your face partner One of you will be “A”, the other is “B”. Look carefully at the instructions on the next page…
Causes of Poverty? 1.Each of you will be given a resource sheet with lots of information about the causes of poverty 2.Individually, read each section on your own 3.After both of you have read the first section, make eye contact with your partner 4.Then, if the section is marked “A”, person A will summarise to person B what the section is about 5.Then move on to the next section marked “B” – after reading, make eye contact and then person B summarises what the section is about to person A 6.Then repeat this process until you have read the whole sheet
Causes of poverty CAUSES OF POVERTY Unemployment Low pay Benefits system Family structure Gender Race Lack of qualifications Explain, in detail, some of the causes of poverty in the UK.
KU Question Explain, in detail, some of the causes of poverty in the UK. 8 marks To answer this question: Give 4 causes of poverty and explain each with examples.
Which groups are most likely to suffer from poverty? WHICH GROUPS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE IN POVERTY? Women Lone Parents Ethnic Minorities Disabled People The Elderly Children Young People
KU Question Explain, in detail, why some groups in society are more likely to be living in poverty. 8 marks To answer this question: Pick 4 groups that are more likely to be living in poverty and explain why, with examples.
Homework Create revision flashcards for today’s lesson Divide A4 paper into 8 smaller pieces On one side of each page, write a question about causes of poverty and then write the answer on the other side.
Success Criteria I will be able to work as part of a group to work out the meaning of the term ‘social exclusion’ I will be able to identify the groups in society that may be socially excluded I will be able to compare the differences between those who are excluded and those who are not