Push and Pull Factors: Tug O' War
Learners define the concepts and create a list of push and pull factors after reading a narrative about migration. Each distinct factor be written up on index cards labeled "Push" or "Pull." students engage in a tug of war to simulate history.
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Push and Pull Factors and Human Rights
What factors might make a person want to emigrate from their home country? What factors might make a person want to immigrate to a new country? Class members study the various waves of immigration to the US, looking at data about the...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
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Learners read the book, The Great Migration by National Geographic, then complete this set of related worksheets. They review vocabulary, complete five short answer questions, discuss push and pull factors for the migration, then write a...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
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8th Social Studies & History
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3rd - 12th English Language Arts
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