Immigration

August 13, 2018
Opening Ask students to discuss this prompt in pairs: Do you know anyone who has immigrated to this country? Perhaps ancestors, relatives, or friends? Why did they immigrate? Where did they…
September 11, 2017
Gathering   Ask students what they know about the DACA program and why it is currently in the news.    Tell students that on September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced that it will phase…
February 7, 2017
  Learning Objectives Students will: learn the definitions of strike and boycott analyze a primary source, the strike announcement by the New York Taxi Workers Alliance summarize the #DeleteUber…
February 5, 2017
  To the Teacher:  In this activity, students learn about and discuss the U.S.'s policies for vetting refugees and what happened to refugees after President Trump signed an executive order…
February 3, 2017
  To the Teacher The lesson below gives students an opportunity to explore what happened in the days after President Trump signed an executive order restricting immigration. The order, signed on…
February 1, 2017
To the teacher:    This activity includes two roleplays in which the players argue about immigration -and make a number of false or questionable claims along the way. After the roleplays, students…
January 31, 2017
Gathering Post the following words around the room or write/project them onto the board:   PROTESTS IMMIGRANTS EXECUTIVE ORDER AIRPORTS IMMIGRATION BAN REFUGEES MUSLIMS FEDERAL JUDGE   Explain that…
January 29, 2017
  Homework:  What’s your background? Instruct students to find out more about their own family background, or research their community’s arrival in the U.S. Assign students to interview family…
December 3, 2016
To the Teacher: Following the election of Donald Trump, the incoming Republican president has announced plans to deport up to 3 million people from the United States. In this context, CNN issued a…
November 27, 2016
Quiz 1. Which of the following religious groups faced efforts to restrict their passage to the United States? a) Jews b) Catholics c) Muslims d) Hindus Answer: All 2. Immigrants from which of the…