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Project: Theyre Not Even Citizens: Who Cares?


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Time Frame: 10 15 Contact Hours

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The Face of Crime in the


USA

The Face of Capitalism

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Entry Event

What Matters to Me?

What in the World?

Students will discuss the task


Students will reflect on What countries are the most
at hand with a Central
products, goods, and people involved with immigration to Students will investigate
American mother
that matter the most to them the US? Have patterns
crime demographics in the
in their home country.
changed over the years?
United States of America

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W E E K

Students will research and


analyze economic trends in
this US over the past ten
years. They will reflect on:
what does this have to do
with immigration reform?

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Reflecting on the Other Side Reflecting on the Other Side

Central American
Economies: Where Do
They Stand?

Central American
Economies: Where Do
They Stand?

Students will begin to analyze Students will begin to analyze


Spanish language sources in
Spanish language sources in
order to find out crime
order to find out crime
Students will analyze the
Students will analyze the
demographics throughout
demographics throughout
Central American economy Central American economy
Central America.
Central America.

You Be the Judge:


American Immigration
Law

What do our laws say in


regard to immigration?
and its influence on the mass and its influence on the mass Students will research how
emigration from the region. emigration from the region. laws vary based on region or
state in the country.

Project: Theyre Not Even Citizens: Who Cares?


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Reflective Letter Writing

Presentation Prep

Group Presentations

Students will complete their Students will review all data Students will present their
individual letter-writing
collected and prepare for
research findings and
assessment.
their group presentations.
argument to parents,
legislators, and the Latino
community.

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Group Presentations

Reflections

Students will present their Students will reflect on the


research findings and
information obtained through
argument to parents,
the duration of this project
legislators, and the Latino and how they can share their
community.
findings with the world.

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