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Political Asylum Talk Show

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners view videos, visit websites, and read about the nature and changes made to the idea of political asylum. Beginning with Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany, they will explore policy change throughout the years. The lesson...
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Life as a Refugee

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 1 from a Refugees and Human Rights unit is based on the UNHCR video “Working with Refugees.” Pupils gain an understanding of the role the United Nations plays in protecting and assisting refugees worldwide and have an opportunity...
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The Language of Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Did you know that there are 15.2 million refugees in the world? High schoolers will read "The Universal Declaration of Human Rights" and learn how they can get involved to lower this surprising number. To really encourage involvement,...
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Immigration Picture Dictionary

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create an immigration picture dictionary. In this immigration lesson plan, 2nd graders visit Pier 21 and discuss how it has changed Canada. Students also discuss how the lives of the immigrants have changed. Students...
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ESL Holiday Lessons: World Refugee Day

For Students 4th - 6th
In this ESL reading comprehension activity, students read a short text about June 20, World Refugee Day. Students answer 100 varied questions about the passage. There is a link for MP3 listening.
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Voyage of the St. Louis

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the lives of Jewish refugees during WWII. After reading a brief passage about the people and the voyage of the St. Louis, 9th graders discuss how refugees have been treated historically. Reading and testing...
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For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use the internet as well as personal interviews to research refugees and refugee status from a Canadian and international perspective.
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Teen Refugees: Comparing Life Experiences

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore war refugees and their life experiences. After reading about refugees, students compare and contrast the experiences of teen war refugees with their own experiences. They write simulate writing letters as if they...
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Antonio's Story

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders put a human face on the refugee experience to help them empathize. They are given an "virtual" introduction to Antonio, which gives students insights into the life of refugees in Canada and around the world. Pupils...
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ESL Activities: Our Paths to Australia - 15 September 2004

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students identify their own feelings about coming to a new country. Students understand vocabulary associated with emotions. Students recognise that their emotions are not unusual amongst people with similar experiences .
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Immigration & Asylum

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine and think critically about the issues surrounding immigration and asylum. They investigate how the media influences public opinion about these issues by conducting Internet research.
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Pack Your Bags: Learning about refugees

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Pupils participate in a role playing activity where they become refugees from their home. They participate in a discussion about the reality of survival while in hiding or with only the few things that they could gather and take with...