Process

Step 1: In your group(determined by your teacher), investigate and understand what the terms child labor and third-world nations are.

What is child labor?

http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761552027/Child_Labor.html 

What is the third-world?

http://www.nps.gov/archive/elro/glossary/third-world.htm

Step 2:  In your group, select one of the third-world nations.  As a group, make a web with all the information you have gathered from the websites provided below:

Asia:

http://www.ncpa.org/pd/pdint27.html

http://www.einaudi.cornell.edu/SoutheastAsia/outreach/resources/childlabor/labor1.html

http://www.cuts-international.org/Brf-3-2003.pdf

Latin America:

http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/amer-m11_prn.shtml

http://www.cafod.org.uk/var/storage/original/application/phpPvO5ge.pdf

http://ncronline.org/NCR_Online/archives2/2004d/102904/102904a.php

Africa:

http://www.worldbank.org/afr/findings/english/find194.pdf 

http://www.fightpoverty.mmbrico.com/facts/africa.html

Helpful Websites:

http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/index.html

http://www.rugmark.org/index.php?cid=30

Step 3:  Determine you position. Are you for and against child labor in third world nations? Write thesis statement, this is where you state what you want to change or persuade.

Step 4:  Write your persuasive essay using factual information gathered from the websites.  Use the website below to help you with the outline for writing a persuasive essay.

http://www.orangeusd.k12.ca.us/yorba/persuasive_writing.htm 

Step 5:  Develop a PowerPoint presentation to present to the class. Include pictures, graphs, and you essay.