This Kid Is Changing Her City
When Khloe learned about homeless people in her area, she decided to help them.
Students will learn essential paragraph-writing skills while they learn about how a kid is helping homeless people in her community.
More about Homelessness
This article provides a great opportunity to talk about homelessness with your students. Some background information you might share, depending on what you feel your children can understand: Roughly 630,000 people in the U.S. are homeless on any night, according to the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH). 80 percent of all homeless people will stay in a shelter for a short period of time, and then not return. These people have often experienced a major life-changing event such as job loss, natural disaster, or a medical condition. There are many organizations, such as NAEH, who help people and families get back to a permanent home.
Check out Khloe’s website with your students! You can see what Khloe’s up to now and read about her awesome mission!
A Video About Khloe
Watch this sweet video from last year about Khloe and see her in action! Ask your students: How does watching this help you understand how Khloe helps these homeless women?
One of Khloe’s most important messages is that kids should feel empowered to make a difference in their communities. Brainstorm with your students: Ask them what they’ve noticed in their community that they want to help with.