Learning About Immigration in North Carolina with “A Home on the Field”

Paul Cuadros's A Home on the Field, the story of his attempt to create a soccer team for Hispanic immigrant children in a North Carolina high school, launches an investigation of immigration and the issues immigrants face.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Ask individuals to research when their families immigrated to the US
Classroom Considerations
  • The three lessons in the packet can be used independently or as a unit
Pros
  • A reading guide for A Home on the Field is included in the 57-page packet
  • Also included are suggestions for how to set appropriate and respectful guidelines for the discussion
Cons
  • None