This powerful and timely immigration unit teaches CURRENT important statistics and facts about immigration in the United States. This thorough unit teaches Immigration through interesting cultural information, moving music videos, thought-provoking images, a great documentary, and learning activities that will make students reflect and think about this topic. The lesson plan and ALL of the resources are included in this unit for Spanish classes, History classes, native speaker classes, AP Spanish or IB Spanish. Many of the documents have both English and Spanish versions included! Students will get to express their thoughts and concerns through activities like reading and responding to a letter from a little boy who is separated from his detained immigrant mother.
This unit has immigration information & statistics, quizzes and questions for an excellent free documentary, songs, song lyrics, journal activities, online immigration quizzes, fact sheets that explain how to become a US citizen, cultural information about Jesse y Joy, and many handouts and resources to give students to extend their learning. This US inmigracion unit teaches current information about where immigrants are from, DACA, current border information & US policy, coyotes, the Minutemen who patrol the border, and much more. Students will also learn about the contributions that immigrants make to the US. This unit includes resources that acknowledge both sides of the immigration debate, but many of the resources focus on immigration as a humanitarian issue.
Most of the included documents have both Spanish and English versions. This inmigracion unit also includes the powerful song "Un Besito Más" by Mexican-American brother and sister duo, Jesse & Joy. Please view the free download to see the outline for the lesson plan to teach this unit.
Listen to Un Besito Mas here:
"Un Besito Más" by Jesse & Joy
This Immigration unit also includes activities for the moving documentary, 30 Days which follows a Minuteman that lives with an undocumented Mexican family for 30 days. This documentary is EXCELLENT!
The following materials are included in this thorough cultural unit:
~ Immigration Songs & Videos including Lesson Plan for Unit
~ "Un Besito Más" Spanish Song Lyrics = Guess the Meaning of the Song Activity in Spanish
~ "Un Besito Más" Spanish Song Lyrics = Reaction to the Video in Spanish Activity
~ "Un Besito Más" Immigration Facts from the Video = Fill-In Activity in Spanish with Answer Key
~ "Un Besito Más" Images to use for a storytelling activity and/or writing activity
~ Jesse & Joy Biography Activity with open-ended questions in Spanish
~ Two Jesse & Joy Comprehension Video Activities in Spanish with Answer Key
~ Jesse & Joy dedican "Un Besito Más" a los inmigrantes en Estados Unidos = Spanish Article with Comprehension Questions and Answer Key
~ Immigration Vocabulary List in Spanish and English = Use this list to scaffold class discussions and writing activities!
~ Compositions about Immigration with Images = Writing and Speaking Activity
~ Immigration Facts Sheet = Both Spanish and English versions included
~ Current US Border Information / Policy = Both Spanish and English versions included
~ Letter from a Detained Mother to her son from whom she was separated = Spanish Letter with Comprehension Questions and Answer Key
~ DACA Information = Both Spanish and English versions included
~ 30 Days Documentary Comprehension Questions = Both Spanish and English versions included with keys
~ 30 Days Documentary True/False Quiz = Both Spanish and English versions included with keys
~ "New America" Song = Composition Activity = Both Spanish and English versions included
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