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Understanding Ethnic Labels and Puerto Rican Identity
6th - 8th
Students brainstorm a list of stereotypes associated with the Hispanic or Latin culture. In groups, they use the internet to research issues of importance to the Puerto Rican community. They focus on the cultures that speak Spanish and...
Puerto Rico . . . Its Land, History, Culture, and Literature
5th - 7th
Students examine Puerto Rico's location and from its geographic location, reflect on its culture and people. They also read a play by a Puerto Rican author. This is an excellent cross-curricular unit, including history, geography, and...
An Upbeat West Side Story: Puerto Ricans and Postwar Racial Politics in Chicago
Tenth graders read an article about the migration of Puerto Ricans to Chicago. As a class, they identify the barriers the immigrants faced regarding employment and separation from family members. To end the lesson plan, they work with...
Parallel Studies of the Afro-American and Puerto Rican Experience in America
5th - 6th
Students compare/contrast the Afro-American and Puerto Rican experience as they migrated and assimilated in the U.S. They research and discuss the reasons for migration and the historical significance of economic autonomy and oppression.
I Have a Border in my Mind: the Puerto Ricans' Arts and Culture as Factors for Self-Esteem
Eighth graders study in depth the history of Puerto Rico. They gather information to write a summary that will contain the following information: Population - In Puerto Rico there are several groups who have integrated. Location - In...
Carnival Celebrations, cultural differences, visual arts,
6th - 8th
Students explore carnivals from different cultures. In this cultural differences lesson, students, discuss carnivals and their importance. Students analyze the meanings of masks from the carnivals and other traditions then record their...