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Human rights education: Refugees
3.8 (3 Reviews)

Human rights education: Refugees


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Subject Social Studies
Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards

About This Lesson

A human rights education resource focusing on refugees and asylum. For use with young people aged 11-16 across a range of subject areas. Aligned to Common Core State Standards: RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.6



Refugees Lesson Plan.pdf

Lesson Plan
May 26, 2021
151.18 KB
External resources


Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).
3 Reviews
SML Member
July 04, 2016
SML Member
January 30, 2016
A good lesson with multiple activities. The use of the role play is a good way to get students interested in the issue of asylum.
June 28, 2014
Good resource for unit on Human Rights. The lesson plan focuses on refugees and asylum. There is a link to free activities from The references focus on connections to UK.
May 03, 2013
Excellent resource, may need changing a little for some classes
SML Member
February 15, 2012