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Students study the impelled migration of the Lost Boys (and Girls) from their homeland in southern Sudan to refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya and the eventual resettlement of thousands in the United States. They examine culture clash and community-building across multiple scales and contexts:
Students investigate what genocide is as well as places that it is found in the 20th century. They trace the history of genocide back to the events that occurred in Sudan's history. Brainstorming ways to prevent the ongoing conflicts and injustices of genocide in the world as well as the United States is covered within this lesson in depth.
Young scholars read an article about President Bush tighten penalties against Sudan because of the situation in Darfur. In groups, they analyze the trading between Africa and China and the country's perspective on keep trading with Africa. They discuss the importance of human rights by developing solutions to the genocide.
For this lesson, students study how increasing numbers of refugees from the Darfur region of Sudan are settling in the Midwest. They then explore topics of cross-cultural significance for international refugees and their host communities in order to present at a teach-in.
Peanuts inspire this lesson about George Washington Carver, called The Peanut Wizard in the included informational text. Class members read about peanuts and George Washington Carver and create a timeline of his life. In addition, pupils plant peanuts and conduct an experiment. You might not meet every reading informational text standard that the resource lists.
Applying the five themes of geography, preteen explorers develop a visual aid for younger learners in celebration African American History Month. They investigate the political, geographic, economic, and social aspects of the continent of Africa. Several reading selections, handouts, and vocabulary links are all embedded into the comprehensive lesson plan. Make sure to check it out!