Refugees

January 29, 2017
  Homework:  What’s your background? Instruct students to find out more about their own family background, or research their community’s arrival in the U.S. Assign students to interview family…
October 19, 2015
  TOPIC SUMMARY Refugees from Syria have been leaving their homes in search of safety and assistance since the country's civil war began in 2011. The refugees have been fleeing civil war,…
September 13, 2015
  Gathering Standing on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty welcomes visitors, immigrants, and returning Americans.  Ask students to read and then respond to the last few lines…
September 7, 2015
Share some or all of the following background information with students, or ask students to read the paragraphs silently.   A Refugee Crisis Hundreds of thousands of refugees flowed into Western…
September 22, 2013
Objectives Students will: Talk about the idea of home and what makes them feel "at home" Create a refugee web and define the word refugee Share what they know about Syria Listen to and discuss a…
November 18, 2009
Objectives   Students will:   read an article about a young Iraqi currently living in the US discuss Iraqi perspectives of the US discuss American perspectives of Iraq Social and Emotional…