What does it mean to be an immigrant in America?
After exploring various texts throughout the first quarter, you displayed your collective knowledge in a Socratic Circle to discuss our essential question above. Although any text read this quarter was viable, everyone should have four specific texts analyzed prior to the discussion:
“Blaxicans” by Richard Rodriguez (essay)
“Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan (essay)
HMHFYI.com article (from “A New Birth of Freedom” section)
one article from a credible source (your choosing)
Note- You could have incorporated our other relevant texts (“Immigrant in Our Own Land” – Baca (poem) or “Song of Myself”- Whitman (poem))
Reminder: You should have…
a bulleted list of the major points from all the texts of your group members
a stance on the essential question that you can explain in one concise sentence
created five (5) questions to utilize during the scholarly discussion
Find notes from our class discussions below.