The Little Refugee unit of work

The Little Refugee unit of work
The Little Refugee unit of work
The Little Refugee unit of work
The Little Refugee unit of work
The Little Refugee unit of work
The Little Refugee unit of work
The Little Refugee unit of work
The Little Refugee unit of work
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The worksheets in this unit of work focusses on a variety of comprehension/research/written/math activities assisting the student's understanding of the text. The contents below highlight what the unit of work covers.
1. Comprehension: Students to answer a number of questions.
2. Book Report: Students to produce a book report about the book The Little Refugee.
3. What would I take? Imagine a terrible bushfire is fast approaching. You have 20 minutes to gather some items and leave. What would you take? After reading The Little Refugee by Anh Do, produce a flow chart containing 8 important events experienced by Anh Do, as presented in the book. Illustrate the scene, then write a sentence or two explaining each illustration.
4. Flow Chart: Students produce a flow chart of important events encountered on the journey
5. Newspaper article: They are to write about the arrival of the refugees: ‘the boat people’.
6. Letter writing: Students to place themselves in Anh’s shoes and write a letter to friends in Vietnam explaining to them what had happened since the boat had left Vietnam.
7. Spontaneous Writing: A number of pages are selected from the Little Refugee for students to discuss and to then write a reflection on.
8. Research: Students to research (individually/small group) the word refugee and the word migrant. They are then to present to the class the differences and similarities between the two.
9. Venn Diagram: A comparison of Anh Do’s life and another refugee.
10, Venn diagram: A comparison between Anh Do in The Little Refugee and Unhei in The Name Jar or A Safe Place to Live by Bic Walker .
11. Timeline. Immigration to Australia: Students to research immigration to Australia. They are to construct a time line which highlights dates and facts of who, when and why?
12. Push pull factors: Research to identify reasons for immigration. Students then to apply their understanding of push and pull factors to Ahn Do’s situation.
13. General Activities:
a) Geography: On a map of the world, students to locate Vietnam and other surrounding Asian countries.
b) Research: Students to produce a tourist brochure.
c) Persuasive text - Students to write a persuasive text for or against Australia providing a new home for refugees.
d) Biography: Students to research and write a biography on Anh Do. As they research facts about Anh Do, students can produce their own sub-headings.
e) Research: Vietnam War: Students to research facts about the Vietnam War. Students can present their findings via Power Point or they can produce a mind-map containing important facts. They can create their own sub-headings.
f) Longitude and latitude: After discussing with students what longitude and latitude refers to, have students use an atlas to locate a number of Australian and Asian cities.
g) Mathematics/timeline: Students to research Anh Do’s life. They are then to construct a timeline of Anh Do’s life to the present.

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