In this Southwest Asia reading guide, students use a graphic organizer and answer several questions based on their reading to illustrate their understanding of Southwest Asia's problems with relocated populations.
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Matt Black's photo essay, "The Geography of Poverty" provides a shocking reminder of the poverty that exists in the United States. The resource not only focuses attention on poverty but also conditions that have given rise to situation...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Resiliency Among the Salmon People
Is losing cultural traditions the cost of social progress, or should people make stronger efforts to preserve these traditions? High schoolers watch a short film about the native Yup'ik people in Alaska and how they handle the shifts in...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Prairie Dog Town Relocation
After two pages of teacher-led instructions, students follow this presentation in order to demonstrate image interpretation and the ability to read and understand topographic maps. The students should have basic knowledge of prairie dog...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Relocation of the Cherokee in North Carolina
Considering a study of the Trail of Tears? Check out this resource before you begin. Class members use maps to chart the movement of the Cherokee from the 18th through the 19th centuries. They consult primary and secondary sources to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Rural-Urban Migration in the 1990's
Students consider the reasons why people relocate from one area to another. In this relocation instructional activity, students read an article that includes research and statistics on which age, education level, etc., of the population...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
Global Community: T-Shirt Activity
Examine fair trade and the impacts it has on the global community. Kids consider how t-shirts are made, where they come from, and how fair trade works. They design t-shirts that describe the affects of fair trade on various populations...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Japanese Internment Camps in the US During World War II
Eighth graders analyze the impact of the Japanese/American conflict during World War II on the Japanese American population and evaluate the consequences of government action regarding international conflict. Students demonstrate their...
8th Social Studies & History