Lesson Plan

Grades 3-5

Family Roots

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Several class periods

SUBJECTS: Language Arts, Social Studies

TOPICS: Migration

Resource Overview

By interviewing adults they know, students learn about diverse backgrounds and consider reasons why people migrate from one place to another.

Students will be able to:
  • Identify reasons why people move from one place to another.
  • Explain the hardships that people might face when they migrate.
  • Analyze the benefits of moving to a new place.
Grandpa and granddaughter on computer researching their family history

Features of This Resource

  • Students practice asking questions and recording responses
  • SEL core competency of social awareness – students take the perspective of and empathize with others, including those from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Students look for patterns and trends
  • Immigration lesson plan appropriate for elementary students

How Do I Get This Lesson Plan?

This lesson plan must be purchased as part of a lesson packet or as part of a full curriculum that is available in our store.

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