Lesson 1

Lesson 1: Who is the Refugee? (Part 1)

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Essential Question
Who is the "refugee"?

In this lesson, students will learn the definition of a refugee and what conditions cause a person to become a refugee. They will examine art, either a sculpture or a poem, depicting the plight of refugees.

Common Core Learning Standards
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Materials for Instructor

Family Tree

Refugee Story Cards

Sculpture of the Refugee by Frances Bruno Catalano

"Home" by poet Warsan Shire

The Exodus video (YouTube)

The Exodus video (Download)