Intersecting Identities

Grade Level: 10 -12
Subject Areas: Language Arts
Time Required:
5-6 50-minute class periods
Prepared by:
Meredith F. Wales, educator at Skyview High School (Vancouver, WA)
identity, culture, multiculturalism, worldview, immigrant, intersectionality, belonging, poetry, analysis, animation

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Graphing Immigration Stories: An Analysis of How Graphs/Data Can (de)Construct Narratives

Grade Level: 8-9
Subject Areas: Algebra/ Integrated Math I
Time Required:  3-5 Days (can be embedded within larger Linear Functions Unit)
Prepared by: Dina Mahmood, Samueli Academy; Santa Ana, CA
Keywords: Graphing, Functions, Immigration, Stories, Data

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Forgotten Voices: The Bracero Program

Grade Level: 6 -10
Subject Areas: Language Arts and Social Studies/History, Science
Time Required:
50 minutes
Prepared by: 
Kaye Mullins and Gordon Hultberg from El Paso, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah
Bracero, Migrant, Migration, Discrimination

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El Papel de las Fronteras en Nuestras Vidas

Grade Level: 12
Subject Areas: Spanish 3+, AP Spanish
Time Required:  3 Weeks (45 minute classes)
Prepared by: Cheryl Smith; Saydel High School; Des Moines, IA
Keywords: personal and public identities, global challenges, binationalism, culture, murals, self-expression, beauty and aesthetics

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Borders: Understanding and Overcoming Differences

Grade Level: 8-10
Subject Areas: Spanish and Social Studies
Time Required:  7-8 Class Periods
Prepared by: Kelly Mullen; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Keywords: Belonging, Borders, Chihuahuan Desert, Citizenship, Identity, Immigration, U.S.-Mexico Border

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