This Film Screening: Carved in Silence lesson plan also includes:
Director Felicia Lowe's film Carved in Silence splices together re-enactments, interviews, and actual film footage to tell Angel Island Immigration Station's story. Viewers use a film matrix to record new information they learned from the film.
- Use the video as an introduction to the Angel Island unit
- Lesson five in the Angel Island Immigration Station unit
- Requires access to the Carved in Silence film
- Twenty and forty-minute versions of the film are available for classroom use
- Includes a carefully scaffolded, detailed plan, an assessment, and adaption suggestions
- The film underscores the discrimination in the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 as well as the perseverance of the Chinese immigrants