Subject Area(s): Reading / Social Studies

Grade Level(s): 9

Format of Library of Congress media: Images

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Standards

Length

Three 90 minute blocks

Lesson Summary

Students from Developmental Literacy class will use Library of Congress to research one of 11 people group's immigration to the United States. Each student will take notes on the provided worksheet then write an article for the New American News using template provided. Students will select an image to represent the nationality they researched. After all students complete articles the "newspaper" will be printed for the class.

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All of the materials used in this lesson plan are available for downloading as PDF Files and PowerPoint files, as appropriate. PDF Files can be viewed with the free Adobe Reader.

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