Understanding Migration

This Understanding Migration unit also includes:

Human migration—often the result of push and pull factors—sometimes has dramatic outcomes for both those leaving their homelands and the host countries. Using a variety of case studies, learners consider those issues. Then, by completing writing exercises and structured discussions, scholars delve into the opportunities and challenges of human migration.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use T-chart as a foundation for persuasive writing exercises about human migration
  • Debate the issues at stake in human migration using the format in the curriculum
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires the ability to display presentation information via a screen
Pros

  • Written in the voice of fellow teenagers
  • Writing and debate exercises are scaffolded and easy to implement
Cons

  • Some materials may be out of date, including resource links