You’re Not in Kansas Anymore
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You’re Not In Kansas Anymore
|Goals:||2. Gain knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures
5. Participate in Multilingual Communities at Home and Around the World
|Standards:||2.1 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the perspectives and practices of cultures studied and use this knowledge to interact effectively in cultural contexts.
2.2 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the perspectives and products/contributions of the cultures studied.
5.1 Students apply language skills and cultural knowledge within and beyond the school setting.
|Contexts\Outcomes:||Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the perspectives and history of immigration and use this knowledge to interact appropriately with the global community.|
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2.1C Identify some commonly-held generalizations about the culture studied.
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5.1B Locate connections with the target culture through the use of technology, media, and authentic sources.
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Students make a timeline of the history of immigration meeting checklist criteria.
Students keep an immigration reflection journal meeting specified criteria.
Students compile a book of “family stories” meeting criteria decided by the class.
Students present the interview they did with an immigrant, including audio tape, videotape, and/or photographs, and sharing personal insights of what they learned from this project.
|Other Resources:||Immigration Services|