Nothing Left to Lose

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Learn the history behind some of the world's refugee populations with a reading passage about brothers who flee North Korea and settle in South Korea. After reading the informative article, pupils respond to multiple-choice questions to compare and contrast the countries to one another, as well as to the United States in a short answer question.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Prompt class members to compare and contrast North and South Korea in a Venn diagram beyond what is listed in the passage
  • Have the class underline their answers in the text, demonstrating their understanding of the answers they chose
Classroom Considerations

  • Best given after a lesson on comparing and contrasting or during a study of different types of governments
  • Reading passage is a 970L Lexile®
  • Explain the footnotes in the passage before allowing learners to begin
Pros

  • Creates awareness of the major differences of North and South Korea
  • Comes with an answer sheet
  • Includes bolded vocabulary words
Cons

  • None
Common Core