- define vocabulary terms
- explain who the Lost Boys of Sudan are and how they got that name
- locate northern Sudan, southern Sudan, and the Dinka homeland on a world map
- describe the experiences of the Lost Boys in Sudan and after they fled Sudan
- map the routes the Lost Boys took on their migration journey from Sudan to the United States
- map the routes the Lost Boys took within the United States
- define the vocabulary term diaspora
- describe the challenges of displaced peoples
- describe American culture in their own words
- answer questions about the Lost Boys and cultural identity after watching videos
- make media-to-self connections
- Hands-on learning
- Visual instruction
Connections to National Standards, Principles, and Practices
What You’ll Need
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- Internet Access: Required
- Internet access: Required
- Tech Setup: 1 computer per classroom, Projector, Speakers
- Plug-Ins: Flash
- Large-group instruction
- Small-group instruction
- The Lost Boys of Sudan
Recommended Prior Lessons
the process of adopting the traits of a cultural group.
process by which people acquire the culture and habits of the dominant group.
conflict between groups in the same country or nation.
the way a person views themselves in relation to the learned characteristics and behaviors of a group or community.
human imprint on the physical environment.
unique characteristic of a community.
learned behavior of people, including their languages, belief systems, social structures, institutions, and material goods.
community of people scattered from their homeland.
to remove or force to evacuate.
person who moves from their existing country or region to a new country or region.
the movement of people from one place to another.
person who moves to a new country or region.
person who flees their home, usually due to natural disaster or political upheaval.
transportation of people to a new residential area, usually following a natural or man-made disaster.