Socratic Circle: Immigration in America

Essential Question: 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”Continue reading “Socratic Circle: Immigration in America”

Coming to America Introduction: Group Activity

Directions: Imagine your group is the first to travel to North America.You are planning on living in North America permanently. (Think 17th century. The pilgrims came over to the New World September of 1620.) Materials:  (all sheets will be submitted) Planning Sheet Lined Paper Printer Paper (from Ms. Ellis) Jobs for Group Members: Scribe #1 (JotContinue reading “Coming to America Introduction: Group Activity”