Gr. 5-8 Lesson Plan: Visualizing Iraq

GRADE 5-8 LESSON PLAN in VOICES OF IRAQI REFUGEES: VISUALIZING IRAQ

Goal: To provide basic facts about Iraqi refugees and build empathy for Iraqi refugees.

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Activity 1: Providing Context

Meets MN social studies standards: 5.1.4.8.1, 6.1.1.1.2, 6.4.4.22.3, 7.4.4.22.3, 7.4.4.23.2, 8.3.1.1.1, 8.3.3.5.4, 8.3.3.8.1, 8.4.3.14.1, 8.4.3.14.2

Partially meets MN social studies standards: 6.4.4.23.1, 7.1.5.11.1, 8.1.5.12.1, 8.4.3.14.5, 8.4.3.14.6

Meets ELA for the social studies standards: Gr. 6-8, Standard 7

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Activity 2: Sudad's Story

Meets MN social studies standards: 5.1.1.1.2, 5.4.1.2.1, 5.4.1.2.2, 6.1.1.1.1, 6.1.1.1.3, 6.4.4.22.3, 7.1.1.1.1, 7.1.3.6.1, 7.4.4.22.3, 7.4.4.23.2, 8.1.1.1.1, 8.3.3.5.4, 8.3.3.8.1, 8.4.3.14.1, 8.4.3.14.2

Partially meets MN social studies standards: 6.4.4.23.1, 8.3.3.5.1, 8.4.3.14.5, 8.4.3.14.6, 8.4.3.14.8

Meets ELA for the social studies standards: Gr. 6-8, Standards 1, 2, 4, 6, 7