- Students can understand the situation of Quality of Life in Canada
- Students can understand the importance of Quality of Life and what it means for Geography
Minds on Activity: “What’s wrong with this picture?” (prompting questions below)
- What is happening here?
- What does this child not have?
Class Brainstorm: What are Quality of Life and its potential indicators? (How do you know that people are happy/healthy/satisfied with their life?
2. How to measure QOL
a) QOL Individual Analysis:
- On your own, you will be given another life story scenario of young person (Fernando, Taposhi, Celine etc).
- Complete the organizer for your individual person (15 mins)
- When instructed, all students with the same person will be grouped together
- Come up with a consensus (decision) and be ready to present the following ideas:
- How would you rate your individual’s quality of life?
- What factors about their life helped you to make your decision?
- In your notebooks draw a continuum from “Low to High” HDI, place individuals from the case study along the continuum as each group presents.