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106 resources with the concept refugees

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Human Rights And Refugees: The Right To Asylum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, define asylum and identify when people have the right to asylum. They examine specific cases of asylum in recent times and consider some of the difficulties refugees face.
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Arab-Israeli Conflict: Global Studies

For Teachers 10th - 11th
The presentation kicks-off with a challenge for upper graders to come up with a peace plan to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict. The causes and effects of the conflict are presented only briefly. Refugees and terrorism are two example...
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What Does it Mean to Be a Refugee?

For Students 8th - 12th
In this world conflict activity, students respond to 7 short answer questions that enable them to gain an understanding of the Somali Bantus and their experiences in refugee camps.
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Immigration Picture Dictionary

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create an immigration picture dictionary. In this immigration lesson, 2nd graders visit Pier 21 and discuss how it has changed Canada. Students also discuss how the lives of the immigrants have changed. Students create a...
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ESL Holiday Lessons: World Refugee Day

For Students 4th - 6th
In this ESL reading comprehension worksheet, students read a short text about June 20, World Refugee Day. Students answer 100 varied questions about the passage. There is a link for MP3 listening.
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Refugees: International Law and U.S. Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore refugee policies. In this international law and U.S. policy activity, students examine the U.S. policy on refugees between 1950 and 1980 as well as the current policy. High schoolers examine the compliancy of...
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A Message of Understanding

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
In this recognizing the need for tolerance for refugees worksheet, students define and use tolerance in a sentence, answer short answer questions, and complete a word web showing why tolerance and understanding are important toward...
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Seeking Refuge, in Words And Pictures

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore first-hand accounts and pictures of refugees, focusing initially on child refugees in Chechnya. They then create collages that describe, through words and images, the experience of refugees in countries at war.
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Classroom Unity Representing a Nation of Immigrants

For Teachers 5th
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...
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Feeling Alone

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders listen to the story, The Whispering Cloth and discuss the message of the story. In this feeling alone lesson, 2nd graders make connections about what feeling alone means to them. Students define and interpret experiences...
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refugees From Vietnam and Cambodia

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the massive immigration from Vietnam and Cambodia.  In this World History activity, 10th graders examine the crisis that led to this immigration.  Students participate in a debate on whether the United States owes a...
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Credit to the Nation: Human Rights Cards

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the lives of refugees. In this human rights lesson, students use the provided refugee cards to play games that require them to learn details about the lives of the refugees. 
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Refugees and Children in Our World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study the human rights of refugee populations around the world. In this human rights lesson, students research the problems of refugees around the world. They investigate the basic human need for dignity and read about...
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Voyage of the St. Louis

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the lives of Jewish refugees during WWII. After reading a brief passage about the people and the voyage of the St. Louis, 9th graders discuss how refugees have been treated historically. Reading and testing...
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When Jessie Came Across The Sea

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students engage in a study about immigration by using children's literature. They conduct research about the immigrations to New York City in the past and the current status. Students conduct class discussion about Ellis Island and what...
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Los refugiados y la inmigraci¿¿n

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate the reasons for the existence of many refugees in foreign countries. They study the context of how refugees live, communicate, and survive. The lesson should reinforce an awareness of one's own culture in contrast.
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Lesson Plan on Refugees

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners explore the issue of "human rights" and discuss world events/situations in which human rights are in question. They determine their own needs and wants and simulate the experience of being a refugee having to leave their home. ...
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Roads to Refuge: Refugees in Australia

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students identify terms asylum seeker, refugee and migrant, and discuss differences. Students examine significance of persecution in refugee context, explore concept of human rights and discuss some key articles from Universal...
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Refugees

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the affect of refugees have one their host country. They examine where refugees go and decide on things that might be affected by their influx such as medical care, moral issues, economic issues, and language barriers.
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Refugees

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use the internet as well as personal interviews to research refugees and refugee status from a Canadian and international perspective.
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Asylum Talk Show

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the case of a German ship containing Jewish refugees seeking asylum from Nazi persecution in the late 1930s. They conduct Internet research, watch a video, and role-play passengers from the St. Louis on a simulated...
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Teen Refugees: Comparing Life Experiences

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore war refugees and their life experiences. After reading about refugees, students compare and contrast the experiences of teen war refugees with their own experiences. They write simulate writing letters as if they were a...
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Antonio's Story

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders put a human face on the refugee experience to help them empathize. They are given an "virtual" introduction to Antonio, which gives students insights into the life of refugees in Canada and around the world. Pupils...
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Migration and Refugees

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore issues relating to refugees. Using the internet, they gather facts about refugees. Students discuss the range of situations which turn citizens of one country into refugees of another.