Lesson Plan

Immigration Illumination Project Curriculum Materials

Curated and Reviewed by Lesson Planet
This Immigration Illumination Project Curriculum Materials lesson plan also includes:

Gain an understanding of the complex topic of immigration with a collection of resources. Class members engage in a series of activities designed to give them insight into the factors that influence immigration policies and the effects of these policies on those seeking to immigrate to the United States.

37 Views 28 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Have groups update the information in the packet, particularly recent changes in immigration law and on the border fence, and research the types of visas (i.e., immigrant and non-immigrant visas)
Classroom Considerations
  • Read through the entire packet to determine if the point of view is appropriate for your learning situation
  • Requires considerable prep time to create and post the US Immigration timeline around the classroom
  • Establish a protocol for the safe, respectful discussion of controversial and sensitive issues
  • The 10-page packet includes an introduction, a definition of terms, four exercises, a timeline, discussion questions, a model citizenship test, and sample interview questions
  • Some of the information in the packet is dated and does not reflect the current political situation