Grades 4 - 6 / Monday / Immigration
Students will be introduced to the concept of a Christian community based on Gospel principles. They will be introduced to stories of welcoming others and kindness to strangers as a direct outcome of lived faith.
5 minute video tells the story of the man left to die on the side of the road. A priest and a Levite, both leaders in the community, walk by leaving him for dead. But, a Samaritan man, despised by the Jews, picks him up and cares for him.
8.5 minute digital story of the classic book about a boy and his father who are homeless and live in an airport. People overlook them and do not help. The family must decide to stick together or make choices that could separate them but be better in the long term.
3 minute video shows an amazing family who came up with a creative solution to help immigrants who have been dying while trying to cross the ocean. What creative solutions can you come up with to help people who are new to your community and need extra help?
1 minute video about the words that unite cultures and individuals around the world.
1 minute lighthearted video outlining the best qualities of a friend.
Activity illustrates the great diversity in America. As people immigrated to the US from other countries, they named cities after places or people or religious ideals that were important to them.