Stories of Arrival

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While every family's immigration story is unique, patterns emerge when looking at individual narratives. Using clips from the PBS video series, "Latino Americans," learners look at commonalities among immigrant experiences. A chart helps them document their discoveries, and reflection questions assist with analysis.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a jigsaw discussion on the stories of immigration to the United States
  • Write journal entries based on the reflection questions after viewing the videos
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson plan is ideal for Hispanic Heritage Month
Pros

  • Videos are well produced and engaging
  • All necessary materials, including the chart and questions, are ready to use
Cons

  • None