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106 resources with the concept refugees

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Boat People

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Pupils empathize with refugees and are able to dispel some of the myths associated with boat people. They view a photograph of boat people. Students analyze a video on boat people.
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What's Real And What's Not? Assessing Refugee Facts And Myths

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners examine language used in media to describe refugees, and identify how and why myths and misnomers are spread as facts. Students then identify where refugees go and countries that support them.
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Journeys from Afar

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the significance of their own and other's life journeys. They appreciate the differences and similarities between migrants' and refugees' journeys. Students identify obstacles faced by migrants and refugees when...
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ESL Activities: Our Paths to Australia - 15 September 2004

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students identify their own feelings about coming to a new country. Students understand vocabulary associated with emotions. Students recognise that their emotions are not unusual amongst people with similar experiences .
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The Refugee Rights-Pack Your Bags

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students participate in an activity/simulation in which they are forced to "pack their things quickly and move." They have only 2 minutes to write what things they would take and then they discuss the activity and how it made them feel.
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Coming to Terms: Stories of Southeast Asian Political Refugees

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the reasons why Southeast Asian refugees left their home for the United States. They conduct interviews and research their suffering and history. They examine primary source documents to better understand their...
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Run for Your Life

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students engage in a variety of activities to introduce them to and help them develop open-minded and thoughtful attitudes toward refugees.
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Immigration & Asylum

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine and think critically about the issues surrounding immigration and asylum. They investigate how the media influences public opinion about these issues by conducting Internet research.
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Pack Your Bags: Learning about refugees

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students participate in a role playing activity where they become refugees from their home. They participate in a discussion about the reality of survival while in hiding or with only the few things that they could gather and take with...
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Hmong Among Us

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the Hmong community in Minnesota, then research and write case studies on refugee communities from the top ten countries with approved applications to the U.S. They write first-person stories from the perspective of...