The Price of Rice
Introduce students to the idea that, depending on where you live and what's happening in that area, the cost of everyday items (like rice) can vary quite a bit - also referred to as the Cost of Living.
Behind the News, Poverty Line 15/5/2012
Check out the story page to do the short question based discussion on what conditions can affect the cost of living. http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3502474.htm