Central Question: Why does hazardous child labor continue to exist in Nepal?

Child Labour in Brick Kilns of Nepal. From Wikimedia Commons.

World Geography Investigation 4

Students consider multiple perspectives and wrestle with the persistence of child labor in Nepal’s brick kilns. After reading and analyzing a collection of modified sources, students will use evidence and reasoning to construct an argument for why hazardous child labor continues to exist in Nepal.

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Materials Accommodated for Language Learners
Note: The Spanish investigations are from earlier work and do not match other versions of this investigation at this time.


Standards Alignment

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Literacy in History/Social Studies CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.1-6-8.2, 6-8.4-6-8.9. ELA Reading: Information Text CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.1-6.2, 6.7-6.10. ELA Writing CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6.1, 6.4-6.5, .7-.10. ELA Speaking & Listening CSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6.1-6.3
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Dimension 1: D1.2.6-8. Dimension 2: D2.Civ.1.6-8, D2.Civ.3.6-8, D2.Civ.4.6-8, D2.Civ.6.6-8, D2.Civ.10.6-8, D2.Civ.13.6-8. D2.Eco.1.6-8., D2.Eco.8.6-8., D2.Eco.9.6-8., D2.Geo.4.6-8., D2.Geo.10.6-8., D2.His.1.6-8., D2.His.4.6-8, D2.His.6.6-8., D2.His.13.6-8., D2.His.14.6-8., D2.His.15.6-8. Dimension 3: D3.1.6-8., D3.2.6-8., D3.3.6-8., D3.4.6-8. Dimension 4: D4.1.6-8., D4.2.6-8, D4.3.6-8., D4.4.6-8., D4.5.6-8., D4.6.6-8., D4.8.6-8.

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