This is the presentation and video guide that I use along with the film "The Road Home" a short film about 3rd Culture Kids. The overall length of the video is 21 minutes. The lesson takes about 1 hour.
This film is perfect for 4th-12th grade because it touches on an emotional topic in a way that kids can relate to and is school appropriate. The film is PG.
My students enjoy the film and discussing how what people see us as, doesn't always equal who we feel we are. Furthermore, it opens the discussion of how do we move forward when people treat only as they see us?
It's a great film.
"Growing up in England, ten-year old Pico never wanted to go to boarding school in the Himalayas, and despite the beauty there, he struggles to fit in. When he's bullied for insisting he's British in spite of his Indian heritage, he runs away, determined to return to his home in London. As he journeys through a country foreign to him, Pico encounters others who mistake him for an Indian boy, forcing him to face the painful truth that the world does not see him the way he sees himself."
1. Power Point with directions
2. Student handout
3. External Link to additional fitting resource
NOTE: You have to submit your email address to get the video for free, but it isn't on a full screen. It worked fine for my students. You can also buy the film as well.