Almost Home, the book

Curricular Materials

For teachers considering using Almost Home in their classrooms, here are some curricular materials that may be of help.  And don't forget to download a copy of our guide, "Using Almost Home in the Classroom" for additional tips.

Download all materials here, or click the individual links below.

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    Quiz About Families, Poverty and Homelessness


    Use this quiz in your class to help students learn about poverty and homelessness. Simply click the link to download a printable PDF! (Answers are provided on the last page.)

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    Discussion, Questions and Further Reading


    We’ve pulled together some readings and discussion questions that teachers can use as part of lesson plans.

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    Sleep Out Information & Sample Press Release


    The Solidarity Sleep Out is an opportunity for young people to take action to raise awareness about our homeless youth. A sample press release is included to be used in advertising the event.

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    Statistics About Our Kids

    Learn More

    Get more information about homeless youth in the United States by visiting Covenant House’s website.

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    Run Races for Homeless Kids

    Join Up

    Help raise money for homeless kids by joining Covenant House’s Home Team!

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    Support Covenant House’s Work

    Visit Site

    Visit the Covenant House website for more information about how to get involved.