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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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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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Seeking Social Justice: A Research Project

Grade Level: 10
Subject Areas: Language Arts
Time Required:  4-6 Weeks
Prepared by: April McNary, Sunnyslope High School, Phoenix AZ
Keywords: Language Arts, Research, Human Rights, Social Justice, Writing, Oral Histories, Political Poetry, Protest, Reading, Violations, Activism

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Border Policy, Race, Culture, and Binationalism

Grade Level: 6 -12
Subject Areas: World History, (AP) U.S. History, (AP) Government, English
Time Required:
 150 minutes (3 class periods)
Prepared by:
Adrian Jurado, Del Valle High School, Del Valle Texas
Social Construction, Race, Heritage, Ethnicity, Alien, Belonging, Borderlands Region (USA), Citizenship, Identity, Immigration, Media, Migrant, Migration

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