Students will be able to explain the concept of a national parish and the value of these parishes to immigrants. Students will know the names of and be able to describe at least three national parishes in the Archdiocese of New York. Students will access a source document from 1878.
Lesson plan and students activity included as well as assessment and follow-up idea. Lesson aligned to standards and designed to be integrated into 7th-8th grade social studies or religion classes. Lesson can be implemented in two 30-40 minute lessons.