This lesson has students compare and contrast the refugee crisis post WWII to the Refugee crisis in modern Syria in order to understand the similarities and differences of refugee’s post WWII and Refugees today.
NYS SS curriculum alignment: 10.5: Unresolved Global Conflict (1914-1945): World War I and World War II led to the geopolitical changes, human and environmental devastation, and attempts to bring stability and peace.
NYS adapted SS Common-Core Learning Standards in this lesson:
10:WHST:9 Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. 10:RH:2 Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source.