The Working Poor
Students will be able to define the working poor.
Students will be able to create their own budget.
Students will be able to identify what a livable wage is.
30 Days Minimum Wage Video
The video documents the lives of two people attempting to live
off of minimum wage for 30 days.
This section consists of:
5 video clips, 2 journal entries, and a 1 1/2-2 page typed reflection paper.
Working Poor Project
For the final assignment you will "become" a member of the working poor. Your final project will be composed of three things: an annual budget created using Excel, a detailed account of the life situation you were given, and a 1 1/2- 2 page typed reflection of what the experience was like.
Click here to choose your scenario.