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The Journal as Border: Bridging Vision and Voice

Grade Level: 9 -10
Subject Areas: Poetry/English Language Arts and Studio Art
Time Required:
10-12 50 minute integrated lessons
Prepared by: 
Linda Okoth and Gordon Hultberg from Herndon, Virginia and Salt Lake City, Utah
Keywords:
poetry, sensory, food, illustration, observation, media, Southwest, Pat Mora, imagery, communication, journal, identity

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Smokestack Memories: A Borderlands History During the Gilded Age

Grade Level: 7, 8 and 11
Subject Areas: Social Studies/U.S. History/Texas State Social Studies/A.P. U.S. History
Time Required:
3-90 minute classes
Prepared by: 
Francesca Alonso and Joseph “Joey” Louis Leff; El Paso, TX 
Keywords:
Immigration, Assimilation, Gender, Borderlands History, Industrialization, the West, Labor

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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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R. Joseph Rodriguez &
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UTEP NEH: 2021 Summer Institute for Teachers
(915) 747-7054
borderlandsnarratives@utep.edu


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