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WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? DRAWING


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The number of children living in poverty in the United States is on the rise. But many people are Use “The Fight Against Poverty” (pp. 4-5) to Use “A Change on the President’s Team”
working hard to help them. (p. 3) to answer these questions.
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answer these questions.
The chart below shows some of the problems that people who live in poverty face as well as 1. How many U.S. children are currently living 6. Who is Alberto Gonzales? TWO GREAT NEW REFERENCE BOOKS FOR 2005!
some of the solutions to those problems. Fill in the blank spaces of the chart. Use information

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B 200 million ●
C a newly appointed Supreme Court judge
PROBLEM SOLUTION
Some people earn such small

C 12.7 million ●
D the secretary of commerce
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D 10 million
7. What job responsibilities does the attorney
to pay for their basic needs.
➜ 2. You can tell from reading this article that general have?
poverty ●A He or she advises the President on legal
● A has decreased among American children. matters.

B only affects children living in urban areas. ●
B He or she is a lawyer for the United
States.

C is a problem that many organizations
PROBLEM SOLUTION
around the country are working to solve. ●
C He or she heads the Department of
Justice.
Volunteers help build houses for families ●
D is not a problem in the United States.
who cannot afford to buy a home. 3. What is the relationship between poverty

D All of the above
➜ and family income? Use “Moving Pictures” (p. 7) to help you
answer these questions.
8. The Chicago International Children’s Film
Festival was started in what year? Show
your work in the space below. Circle your
answer.
4. Describe two ways that organizations
PROBLEM SOLUTION
around the country are working to help
Some children do not have enough food families who are poor.
to eat.
➜ 9. What is not true about the Chicago
International Children’s Film Festival?

Use the Top 5 Holidays for Travel (p. 3) to


●A The Children’s Jury reviews films and
awards prizes.
answer this question. HUNDREDS OF FULL-COLOR MAPS AND PHOTOS
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B The festival only shows films made by MORE THAN 250 BEAUTIFUL PHOTOS
kids from the U.S.
The government created programs such as nearest million. EXCLUSIVE: HOMEWORK HELPER
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