ERIC Number: ED392708
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Flight to Hope: A Catholic Refugee Awareness Educational Project on Refugee Awareness for Today's Students.
Wallker, Dava Jo; And Others
This guide enables teachers to address the issues associated with teaching about the world's nearly 15 million refugees. The guide is divided into two sections and intended for use in grades 6-12. The teacher's guide section provides extensive background for teachers seeking a comprehensive understanding of the world of refugees. Statistics, charts, and readings are contained in this section. The lesson plans section provides eight lessons, including: (1) "Coming to America--Refugees and Immigrants"; (2) "Who Helps the World's Refugees?"; (3) "Whom Shall We Welcome?"; (4) "What It's Like to Flee"; (5) "Refugees in Need"; (6) "Are These Refugees?"; (7) "The Art of Refugee Children"; and (8) "The Real Person's Experience." Appendices include: (1) Selected Church Teachings for Understanding Refugee Ministry; (2) Glossary of Immigration and Refugee Terms; (3) Suggested Readings and Other Resources (books, periodicals, and audio-visual materials); and (4) Teacher's Evaluation Form. (EH)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Culture, Foreign Nationals, Immigrants, Immigration, International Relations, Multicultural Education, Refugees, Social Agencies, Voluntary Agencies
International Catholic Child Bureau, 866 U.N. Plaza, Suite 529, New York, NY 10017 ($10).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Catholic Consortium on Refugee Awareness Education.