James E. Santore, Parkway West High School - Grade Level 9-12

Lesson Plan: The American Dream Through the Lens of American Immigrants - A Precursor to, What's Your Story?

This lesson plan will analyze various documents pertaining to American immigration with a focus on key terms, gaining a better understanding of historic and current political debate surrounding immigration. As well as understanding the factors that lead diverse groups to emigrate and choose the U.S.

Supplemental Information

The American Dream Through the Lens of Immigrants Power Point (PDF)
Rubric for Three Paragraph Essay

Graphic Organizer
OPTIC Graphic Organizer
Annotated Bibliography
NEHImmaculata UniversityDuffy's CutPenn Museum

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