Faye B.

03/02/2012

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In 2010, nine hundred twenty-five million people were starving around the world.  Every day children and adults are under fed and starving to death.  This is happening in developed countries, near east and north Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and the Pacific.  
As you can see, starvation is in many places of the world.  The problem of starvation has been opened to the public eye and many groups are doing projects to solve the problem of starvation.  For example, Tackle Hunger is collecting one million pounds of food for starving people around the world.  Also, Action Against Hunger has teamed up with schools to have students walk one mile and donate food to stop starvation around the world.  As more people learn about starvation and how bad it is, more people are helping out to stop starvation.  

People need to see that we are all similar and share common experiences.  We need to be able to link issues that are personal and local with issues that are global.  That shows that we all need to be looking out for one another.  There are kitchens at churches for starving and homeless people.  People need to take that and transfer it it to all the starving people around the world.

To create my project, I used google images.  I searched google images for starving people.  I did this to show how sad it is to see all the starving people around the world.  I took a bunch of the pictures I found and glued them on my hexagon to make a collage.  It finish my hexagon off, I glued a stop sign in the middle of my pictures because we need to stop starvation.  


 


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Karina P.
03/02/2012 10:03am

I really like your collage of pictures of starved children and the word 'STOP' in the middle. Great Job. :)

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Jake A.
03/02/2012 10:09am

I like how your pictures are surrounded by a big stop sign. It looks really creative. Nice job.

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Isaac G
03/02/2012 10:10am

I liked how you had a stop sign in the center of your hexagon

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Mira N
03/02/2012 10:49am

I really like how you put different objects in it.

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Brianna K.
03/04/2012 5:32pm

I really like how everything is tied together in your hexagon! Great job!!!(:

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Alexandra M.
03/05/2012 9:21am

i really like your collage! i like how there's a "stop" sign in the middle of your art.

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rebekah
03/05/2012 9:38am

wow this is really dramatic and powerful.Great job faye!

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Agnieszka I.
03/05/2012 9:47am

I like how you combined all of the pictures of the starving people and put the STOP sign in the center of your hexagon. Great job!

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Abby Y.
03/05/2012 3:07pm

I really liked how you combined all the pictures of the starving children, and then put STOP in the center. It looks great!

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Ms. Weiss
03/12/2012 7:38am

You portrayed this issue in a very powerful way. Excellent work!

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Claire S.
03/21/2012 11:56am

I love all pf the pictures you put together to make your collage! You did a great job of making your hexagon visually interesting.

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    Emily Erickson Cook

    _National Board Certified Art Teacher
    Technology Specialist Endorsed
    Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed

    I teach middle school art in the suburban Chicago area. This project has allowed my eighth grade students to confront global issues and to have an artistic voice that expresses their concerns and passions that one day just might change the world.


    Amy Weiss

    Global Perspectives Teacher
    World History, U.S. History, and Social Studies Endorsed
    Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed

    I teach with Emily Cook in a Chicago suburban school. While my students have learned about global issues in the past, this project allowed them to see that these are not problems that people in other places in the world have to deal with, but rather, that these are world problems, and since we all have a civic responsibility to the world, these are our problems too.

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