Category Archives for Migration 2018 Middle School

Engage Your Family

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 WATCH Pope Francis’ Video (Above) on the four action steps for migration.  DISCUSS:  What was most impactful in this video for you?  As a family how can we be motivated and driven by love to take at least one of these action steps?   MAKE A PLAN of what you will do […]

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Discover Your Neighbor, Migration 2018

Raise Your Voice

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 We all have a choice to be driven by love or be driven by fear.  Start a movement by making buttons, signs, and use social media to encourage others to be driven by love.  Begin in your classrooms, youth groups, and families and then move out to the community.  Brainstorm ways […]

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Step 4: Take Action

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 DEVELOP AN ACTION PLANDivide the class/group into four groups Welcome, Protect, Promote, Integrate.  Provide each group an explanation of one action step to accompany migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers (use the info from What Does the Church Say or find printouts on DiscoverYourNeighbor.org). INSTRUCT each group to find a news story about […]

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Step 3: Explore Scripture and Tradition

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 READ ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:Old Testament: Exodus 3:7-10  Exodus 23:9Life of Jesus: Matthew 2:13-23Christian Living: Hebrews 13:1-3REFLECT:  What does this passage say about how to treat someone who is a stranger or foreigner? How might you apply this passage in your life, the life of your school, or the life of your […]

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Neighbor Focus, Taiwan

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Imagine that you see an ad that says “Help Wanted”- jobs in factories, construction, households, and fishing boats.  Hours: 12-15 hours a day; must leave your home country; working conditions-poor; pay below minimum wage.Hundreds of thousands of migrant workers have answered  ads like this in order to find work in Taiwan, […]

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Step 2: Make Personal Connections

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 READ: the Faith Perspective article as a class/group. DISCUSS:  Around the world, the majority of refugees, migrants, and asylum seekers are compelled to leave their homes out of a sense of desperation.  They are seeking safety, food, shelter, work, and peace. Based on the Faith Perspective article, Why do you think Sr. […]

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Step 1: Pray

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 Emmanuel-God With UsLoving God, during this Advent Season, help us to:Be with the migrant who is fleeing violence to seek safety in a new land.Be with the refugee who hungers for enough to eat in an overcrowded camp.Be with the teenager leaving home to work in a factory for unjust wages.Be […]

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Objective

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Students will be able to: EXPLAIN and give examples of why people leave their homes and seek refuge in new lands. UNDERSTAND ways our faith calls us to respond in love to the current realities of migration.DEVELOP A PLAN that illustrates how one can support migrants in the communities where the students live. […]

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Faith Perspective

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Once a week Maryknoll Sister Lelia Mattingly passes through the security checkpoint of the U.S. Immigration Detention Center in El Paso to visit Rosa, a 63-year-old grandmother from Honduras.Rosa raised her granddaughter, Yaneth, in a loving home in Honduras. When Yaneth turned 15, Rosa became very fearful for her granddaughter’s safety […]

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Discover Your Neighbor, Migration Educator's Guide, 2018

Migration Educator’s Guide 2018

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Access your Educator’s Guide for your classroom by filling out the form below. You will then be directed to a page where you can download a high quality PDF file to print out or share digitally. Please let us know if you have any difficulty accessing the download.  MIGRATIONEDUCATOR’S GUIDEGet DYN’s […]

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