- Student Worksheet - Bibliography/Resources
EPISODE 24: The
Directed by Sun-Kyung Yi
Korean immigrant, Reverend
Sang-Chul Lee, arrived in Vancouver and then settled in Toronto in the
1960s. He became a moderator of the United Church of Canada.
- Political dislocation and exile
- Religions role in settlement
- Practicing what you preach
- United Church missionaries
- Inter-Racial Marriage
- To understand the terrible
push of war and occupation that leads to emigration
- To appreciate the roles
of overseas missionaries and religion in immigrant settlement
- To be aware of the personal
struggles in following through on ones beliefs and convictions
- Consider the words of the
song This land is your land, this land is my land, this land belongs
to you and me. Try to find the Canadian lyrics to this song (the
Internet might be one place to look). Discuss as a class the meaning
of the song.
- Write a personal essay about
what you think it means to be Canadian.
- Explore the history of missionary
work, including its positive and negative aspects. Contact a local chapter
of the United Church of Canada and do some research on the present-day
role of missionaries. Once you have gathered the information, have a
debate on the value of missionary work.
- Invite someone who has done
missionary or aid work in a foreign country to visit your class and
discuss their experiences.
- Interview an inter-racial
couple or family you know. Find out what difficulties they may or may
not have experienced (or still experience), both personally in mixing
their cultural backgrounds, and publicly in the response they received
to their union.