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Students investigate the plight of refugee students and empathize with their situation. They examine human needs, wants and rights.
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The Children of World War II
Students examine the lives of children during WWII. In this WWII instructional activity, students investigate the effects of the war on children, what life was like on and off the battlefield and how the geography influenced decisions....
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Through the journey of four stories of immigration, scholars complete graphic organizers and apply knowledge to create a visual representation of their findings on a large poster. Third and fourth readers write a letter to their family...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Voices of Iraqi Refugees
The stated goal of this resource is to provide learners with basic facts about and build empathy for Iraqi refugees. To do so elementary classes develop a plan for how to welcome refugees to their classroom. Middle schoolers read...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Unity Representing a Nation of Immigrants
Investigate national unity in a month-long lesson. After creating "I am from" poems, 5th graders will construct accordion flip books, listing and illustrating reasons for settlement. Choosing illustrations, essays, or Powerpoint...
5th Social Studies & History
Refugees and Children in Our World
Students study the human rights of refugee populations around the world. In this human rights instructional activity, students research the problems of refugees around the world. They investigate the basic human need for dignity and read...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History