Gentrification: Definition, Pros & Cons


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How does gentrification improve a neighborhood?

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1. Which sentence best describes the situation for communities displaced by gentrification?

2. What is an example of a gentrification activity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to test your understanding of gentrification and why it is such a controversial process. The questions will quiz you on gentrification activity and who initiates this type of project.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The effects of gentrification on neighborhoods
  • Displaced communities
  • Typical issues/problems with gentrification
  • Who usually starts gentrification projects

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test their knowledge by using the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about gentrification projects
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information regarding problems that can arise from gentrification
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of gentrification activity
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the effects of gentrification on neighborhoods

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson, Gentrification: Definition, Pros & Cons to learn more about the process of gentrification. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define gentrification
  • Find out what happens during gentrification
  • Understand why people dislike these projects
  • Identify benefits of gentrification