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Data Analysis through Scatter Plots

Grade Level: 8 
Subject Areas: Mathematics
Time Required:  Four 45-minute class periods
Prepared by: Amy Bean; Chicago, Illinois
Keywords: bivariate data, scatter plot, scatter plots, positive association, negative association, clusters, outliers, line of best fit, trend line, slope, rate, immigration

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Nepantla: Explorando la identidad a través de las narrativas

Grade Level:11-12 
Subject Areas: AP Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish for Native Speakers
Time Required:
Estimated 3 weeks (50 minute class periods)
Prepared by: 
Anna White, Spanish III and Advanced Placement Spanish Language and Culture, Eisenhower High School, Blue Island, Illinois.;  Kindra Young de Gómez, Heritage Spanish and Advanced Placement Spanish Language and Culture, Portland, Oregon
personal and public identities, self-expression, biculturalism, bilingualism, narratives, nepantla

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Exploring & Discovering Identity through Narrative

Grade Level:10-12
Subject Areas:Language Arts and Social Studies
Time Required:
90-minute sessions (9 class periods total)
Prepared by: 
Miguel A. Martinez, Social Studies Department, Northwest Early College High School, Canutillo, TX;  Alisia N. Muir, English Department, Northwest Early College High School, Canutillo, TX
Identity, narratives, ethnocentrism, vignettes, culture, migration, immigration, history, borderlands, multicultural

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La Lotería of the Borderlands

Grade Level: 10-12
Subject Areas: Government, US History, English, or ESL
Time Required:  As determined by instructor
Prepared by: Katie Whelan; Richmond, Virginia
Keywords: Identity, Borders, Lottery, Identity of Place

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Border crossings: Exploring the U.S.- Mexico Borderland Experience / Cruzando Fronteras: Una exploración de la experiencia migratoria entre México y EE.UU

Grade Level: 8 (in a FLES program) or a High School Spanish 1 or 2 class, depending on the time of year and level of students.
Subject Areas: Spanish Language Arts/Humanities
Time Required:  This unit could last approximately 6-8 lessons depending on length of classes and level of students.
Prepared by: Talía González; New York City, New York
Keywords: border, borderlands, frontera, migration, immigration, migración, inmigración, crossing, cruce, resistance, resistencia, desierto, desert

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