The Rights of Migrants in the United States

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Beautiful butterflies engage young scholars in learning about migration in a primary grade social studies lesson. After a class discussion about what it means to migrate, learners fill in the wings of a paper butterfly with words describing themselves, their families, and their homes while also writing about the migrant experience and ways to welcome new people to a community.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Include this lesson in a primary grade unit on family and community
  • Use this lesson to prepare children for welcoming a new student to the class

  • Includes a butterfly template for students to fill in during the lesson
  • Lesson clearly addresses the concept of migration in way young children can understand

  • Butterfly template may be too small for students to record all of their ideas