This lesson encourages students to think about their attitudes to wealth and the link between success and positive habit formation. It also helps them to question and explore the validity of online information.

The aims of the lesson are:
To develop students' critical thinking skills
To help students explore and articulate their opinions.
To help students understand and evaluate statistical information.
To develop students' abilities to check and evaluate the credibility of information.
To help students develop their abilities to carry out online factual research.
To help students develop the ability to synergise information from a range of sources and formulate written arguments around that information.
The lesson uses as its starting point an infographic about wealthy people and their habits:

The lesson is intended for classrooms where internet connectivity is provided.
The materials can be used in a blended mode with the discussion materials used in the classroom and the digital research tasks can be set as homework.

The lesson files contain:
A complete lesson plan with step by step guidance
All lesson worksheets and materials + answer keys
A presentation including all the tasks for use in the classroom
A text version of the tasks so that you can edit them to suit your students


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Created: Dec 5, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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