Geography

LESSON PLANS

Fatnah’s Story: Giving Girls a Chance to Learn
Source: UNICEF
Lesson plans that raise awareness of the impact of gender inequality through the story of a refugee girl in Darfur. Offers ways to address gender equality in education.
Grade Level: middle school
Subject Area: social studies, geography


Finding Home
Source:  Expeditionary Learning, on behalf of Public Consulting Group, Inc. 
20-lesson module that explores universal themes and experiences of refugees across various times and cultures. Uses the memoir Inside Out & Back Again as a central text.
Grade Level: middle school
Subject Area: geography, social studies


Indigenous People: A Human Right to Exist?
Source: American Forum for Global Education, 1993
Defines the concept of an “indigenous people” and locate them in the various world areas.
Grade Level: high school
Subject Area: geography, social studies, global education
The Rights of Refugees
Source:  UN High Commissioner for Refugees, 2007
Lesson plan that approaches the refugee experience from a number of subject areas, including art, history, geography, math, and science. Topics include Refugees in History, Refugee Rights and Responsibilities, Refugee Women and Girls.
Grade Level: middle – high school
Subject Area: social studies, current events, art, language arts, geography


Women.Children.Crisis
Source: Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting
A collection of global reporting projects including news articles and videos that illuminates the adversity and discrimination experienced by women and children.
Grade Level: middle – high school
Subject Area: social studies, geography