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Hmong Refugee Study

Hmong Refugee Study

Author: Beth Barsness
  1. Students will analyze and critique the design of an experiment by completing a comparison chart and participating in small and large group discussions.
  2. Students will discuss the implications of the Wat Tham Krabok refugee resettlement on the St. Paul Public School system.

The general goal of this lesson is to provide students with an interesting, relevant study to analyze and critique; specifically, the impact of the Wat Tham Krabok Hmong refugee settlement on the St. Paul Public School system.  

Length of time needed: 1 class period (55 minutes)

This lesson was written by Ryan Backman.

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Lesson Plan

This lesson plan can be downloaded to your computer as a PDF document. If you would like to edit this document for your classroom needs, go to the "Handouts and Materials" section and click on the corresponding link.


Source: Ryan Backman

Handouts and Materials

The following files can be downloaded to your computer:

Lesson Plan (Word document)

Analyzing Experiments Template (PDF document) - Molesky, J. 2009

Hmong Refugee Study (PDF document) - Ngo, B., Bigelow, M., & Wahlstrom, K. L. (2007)

Source: Ryan Backman