Exploring Emigration: Cultural Identity

Grades 6-8 / Social Studies / Film
CCSS: ELA.SL.6.2 ELA.SL.7.2

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

SL

Speaking and Listening Standards 6-12

6

6th Grade

2

Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.

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Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

SL

Speaking and Listening Standards 6-12

7

7th Grade

2

Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study.

Download Common Core State Standards (PDF 1.7 MB)
Lesson Objective
Learn about another culture through film
Length
8 min
Questions to Consider
How does this lesson help students develop empathy?
What do the student reflections tell you about the impact of this lesson?
How would this lesson have been different if students had read about Sudanese immigrants instead of watching the documentary?

Supporting Materials

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  • Understaning Cultural Identity with Media Web Links

    Understaning Cultural Identity with Media Web Links

  • Lost Boys Cultural ID Answer Key

    Lost Boys Cultural ID Exercise Answer Key

  • Lost Boys Exercise Worksheet

    Lost Boys Exercise Worksheet

  • Exploring Emigration Cultural Identity Transcript

    Exploring Emigration Cultural Identity program transcript

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