American Dream

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, the student will be able to identify push/pull factors and cite evidence using primary sources (modern day immigrant stories).  Students will also make predictions, inferences, and assumptions based on facts unique to one individual and create an American Dream statement for this immigrant. This lesson includes strategies for teaching diverse learners.
Author: 
Janet Kovach
Grade Range: 
8
Duration: 
2-3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations