Lesson Plan March 10, 2016

Refugees and The Island of Lesbos

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Questions for "Refugees Find Hope and Despair on Lesbos"

  1. What country are refugees meeting at before being put on boats and sent to Greece, a mere seven miles away?
  2. How much money does it cost per person to get a spot on the dinghy to Greece?
  3. Many of the residents on Lesbos are descendants of refugees who fled from where in 1922?

Questions for "On Lesbos, a Courageous Doctor Struggles to Save Syrian Refugees and Help Locals"

  1. How many refugees drowned the night before Jeanne Carstensen interviewed Zoi Livaditou?
  2. According to Livaditou, to help the refugees is to help which other group as well?
  3. Why does Livaditou not get much sleep anymore?

Questions for "Meet the Journalist: Jeanne Carstensen"

  1. When was the last time the world has seen a wave of refugees and migrants as large as this current crisis?
  2. Where are the bulk of refugees coming from?
  3. Why are people on Lesbos sympathetic to the refugees?
  4. Why is Jeanne Carstensen even more motivated to report on the migrant crisis now?

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