Issues of identity and belonging are inseparable from the experience of immigration. Stories of immigrants, past and present, illuminate the human lives behind the ever-shifting global landscape we inhabit today.
This outline provides an instructional pathway for educators to teach 18-week curriculum exploring questions of identity, membership and belonging, and the power of their individual and collective choices. Recommended for 7th and 8th-grade educators.
It is based on the following resources: 1) Unit: Choices in Little Rock, 2) Memoir: Warriors Don’t Cry, 3) Unit: My Part of the Story, and 4) Nonfiction Book: Enrique’s Journey.