Gr. 9-12 Mini-unit: Iraqi Voices

GRADE 9-12 MINI-UNIT in VOICES OF IRAQI REFUGEES: IRAQI VOICES

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

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Introductory Activity

Meets no MN social studies standards.

Meets no ELA for the social studies standards.

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Optional Activity 1: Reading Voices

Meets MN social studies standards: 9.1.1.1.1, 9.4.3.14.1, 9.4.3.14.2, 9.4.4.23.2

Partially meets MN social studies standards: 9.4.4.23.3

Meets ELA for the social studies standards: Gr. 9-10, Standards 1, 2, 4, 6, 9; Gr. 11-12, Standards 1, 2, 9

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Optional Activity 2: Connecting through Film

Meets MN social studies standards: 9.1.1.1.1, 9.4.3.14.1, 9.4.3.14.2, 9.4.4.23.2

Partially meets MN social studies standards: 9.4.4.23.3

Meets no ELA for the social studies standards.

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Optional Activity 3: Veteran's Book Project

Meets MN social studies standards: 9.1.1.1.1, 9.1.3.4.5, 9.4.3.14.1, 9.4.3.14.2, 9.4.4.23.2

Partially meets MN social studies standards: 9.4.4.23.3

Meets ELA for the social studies standards: Gr. 9-10, Standards 1, 2, 4, 6, 9; Gr. 11-12, Standards 1, 2, 6, 9

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Optional Activity 4: The Unreturned Documentary Film

Meets MN social studies standards: 9.1.1.1.1, 9.1.3.4.5, 9.1.5.10.2, 9.1.5.10.3, 9.4.3.14.1, 9.4.3.14.2, 9.4.4.23.2

Partially meets MN social studies standards: 9.1.5.11.2, 9.4.4.23.3

Meets no ELA for the social studies standards.

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Optional Activity 5: Humanitarian Crisis Essay

Meets MN social studies standards: 9.1.1.1.1, 9.1.1.1.3, 9.1.3.4.5, 9.1.4.8.2, 9.4.1.2.1, 9.4.1.2.2, 9.4.3.14.1, 9.4.3.14.2, 9.4.4.23.2

Partially meets MN social studies standards: 9.4.4.23.3

Meets ELA for the social studies standards: Gr. 9-10, Standards 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9; Gr. 11-12, Standards 1, 2, 3, 6, 9

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Concluding Activity

Meets MN social studies standards: 9.1.1.1.4, 9.1.3.4.5, 9.1.5.11.1

Meets ELA for the social studies standards: Gr. 11-12, Standard 7

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