Learning Goals
We suggest that students who explore the issue of immigration and cultural identity be able to:

All Grades

  • Recognize diversity and multicultural representation within classroom and own community.
  • Understand how geography determines clusters of immigrant populations
  • Acknowledge and recognize immigration as part of family history
  • Realize that almost everyone in America is here because of immigration

More Advanced Grades

  • Understand the diverse reasons for immigration to the United States, including political or religious oppression, war, desire for different opportunities
  • Analyze immigration policies of today, in comparison with 19th century policies

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