Sample Homeless Survey

Directions: Survey five students regarding their attitude towards the homeless. Have each student respond Myth or Fact to each statement.

l. The homeless are homeless because they want to be. (Fact or Myth)

2. The homeless are to blame for being homeless. (Fact or Myth)

3. The homeless do not work because they are lazy misfits. (Fact or Myth)

4. Most of the homeless are mentally ill. (Fact or Myth)

5. Most of the homeless are heavy drug users and/or alcoholics. (Fact or Myth)

Note: This is a sample survey. The underlined choices above show how one student answered. Myth is the correct answer for every statement.