Created in partnership with Girl Rising, this teaching idea invites students to engage with the story of a young refugee and to consider the power of storytelling to spark empathy.
Students discuss their ancestral identities and what "Becoming American" means to them.
This middle school curriculum leads students in an examination of identity, membership and belonging, and civic participation through an analysis of historical case studies and literature.
Deepen students’ understanding of the issue of migrant detention by having them consider the diverse perspectives of detained migrants, an immigration lawyer, a border guard, and an immigration judge.
Watch this webinar to learn about our extensive resources for teaching about immigration in social studies and literature classrooms and discuss the importance of stories in addressing today’s challenges of borders and belonging.
Tejwattie speaks about how Facing History helped her understand her identity.
Facing History and Ourselves alumna Clarinda Ofori-Annor gave an account of her experiences as an immigrant from Ghana and finding her voice in her Facing History class at the 2014 Chicago Benefit Dinner.