An Immigrant’s Experience

This An Immigrant’s Experience activity & project also includes:

After interviewing an immigrant about their voyage to the United States and first impressions of the country, young learners create a fictional series of journal entries and design an iMovie depicting their interviewee's story.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have an idea of interview options for those class members who cannot locate an interviewee on their own
Classroom Considerations

  • While lesson mentions use of a cassette recorder, use this as an opportunity to discuss alternative technologies for audio recording
Pros

  • Engaging project with multiple opportunities for creativity and cross-curricular work
  • Great handouts provided, including project timeline, tips for conducting a good interview, and project interview questions
Cons

  • None