Outschool Pods: Refugee Stories in History & Literature (Summer Camp)

Join the Perspectives in the Humanities Teaching Team to build community while learning History and Literature in this engaging Summer 2022 Pod!
150 total reviews for this teacher
New class

55 minutes

per class

Twice per week

over 4 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon Jul 11

Jul 11 - Aug 3 (4 weeks)
Mo, We
4pm - 4:55pm

Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

Social Studies- Melissa has a BFA in creative writing and a Master’s of Adolescent Social Studies Education and has been teaching for over 6 years. She is extremely passionate about the social sciences and strives to make history relatable to students. She is constantly looking to expand her perspective on historical topics by going to museums all over the world.

ELA - Patty has over 30 years of experience in language arts education. While working as a public school educator, she served as a classroom teacher, instructional specialist and instructional coach. She is passionate about teaching and learning, and she embraces the opportunity to continue influencing readers and writers. 
Students will need to commit to reading independently approximately 2 hours each week and preparing questions to use for discussion.
Refugee by Alan Gratz (ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0545880831) 
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
In both portions of this pod, students will discuss the dangerous situations refugees undertake to make it to safety, as well as the principles that impacted their situation (imperialism, ISIL, communism, etc.) 
Sources include: Holocaust Exhibit in the Imperial War Museum in London, Universal Declaration of Human Rights; https://www.un.org/en/about-us/universal-declaration-of-human-rights, Humans of New York: Refugee Stories; https://www.humansofnewyork.com/tagged/refugee-stories

Offered by

Outschool Pods
Lives in the United States
Build community and consistency through small group learning on Outschool!
150 total reviews
180 completed classes

About Us

Build community and consistency through small group learning on Outschool! With Outschool Pods, kids can socialize and grow with the same learners and top-rated instructors over an entire semester. You can view all Pod classes available for... 
© 2022 Outschool, Inc.