Starter task: By that measure it is estimated that in 2013 the richest nation in the world is Qatar, with a per capita GDP (PPP) of over 105 thousand dollars, while the poorest is the Democratic Republic of Congo, with less than 400 dollars.
*(PPP) value of all final goods and services produced within a country in a given year, divided by the average (or mid-year) population for the same year.
DISCUSS- 5 MINS
A) If you was the richest person in the world what would you do with all of your wealth?
B) Is it fair that Carlos Slim is worth $53.5Billion however some individuals do not have access to food or clean water?
Lesson 8:Change and influencing
Homework- Contact someone else in a position of power asking them how they recommend you reduce the issue of litter in your local community?
Part 1a; Before the conference (15 mins)
If you have yet to take part in the conference take a look at the questions going to be asked and by which group.
Your teacher will then select which students have been chosen to ask the panel on TUESDAY 22nd October.
Part 1b; Taken part in the conference (15mins)
For those who have already taken part in the conference you must now write up what response each member of staff gave to each question. What did they reply in terms of answering the question?
You will have remember what was said. Write a summary for each member of staff. You may work in groups.
Example;Mr Hodges (Headteacher)
QUESTION: How do you think litter affects the image of our school? (Mr Farrugia - AFA)
REPLY: Mr Hodges replied that it affects the image of the school by.......
Individual task- Contacting an MP
One you have completed your class work about who holds power and influence over your project.
You will need to write a letter to Mark Francois telling him about your project and your thoughts on the issue of litter. (You may work with your partner.)
You must include:
-Introduction about yourself (Year group/GCSE Citizenship.)
- Explain your litter project
-Why you feel passionate about stopping the issue of litter
- anything else you feel is relevant
You will hand your letters to your class teacher who will photocopy them for you so you have evidence in your folder. Mr Farrugia will then send this to Mr Francios inviting him into speak with you about this.
Please make sure you use the letter template provided.