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
Notes from Socratic Circle on Immigration in America
Find notes from our class discussions below.