E-Portfolio Projects

Ni De Aqui, Ni De Alla: Exploring Bicultural Identity in Ethnic Adolescents

Grade Level: 10-11
Subject Areas: Spanish 
Time Required:  5-6 Class Periods
Prepared by: Esmeralda L. Soto; Mastic Beach, New York
Keywords: Spanish, Foreign Language, Immigration, Identity, Bilingualism, Binational, Bicultural

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Border-Crossings: Engaging and Connecting Across Differences through Oral History

Grade Level: 12
Subject Areas: English Language Arts
Time Required: 15 weeks; Assumes 50-minute class periods meeting 5 days/week
Prepared by: Elizabeth Hetzel and Stanley (Stan) Lau 
Keywords: Active listening, Community, Diversity, Empathy, Field Work, High School, Identity, Interview, Neighborhoods, Oral History, Primary Research, Research

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¡Que Rico! The El Paso Food Scene

Grade Level: 8
Subject Areas: Spanish
Time Required:  3-5 Days
Prepared by: Christa Toohill; Bedford, Indiana
Keywords: Border, Food Studies, Culture

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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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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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