Teaching Tools for the Classroom

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Lesson 1     Interviews
Lesson 8     Literary Circles
Lesson 9     Reader Response Assignment
Lesson 10   Assignment Suggestions
Lesson 11   Activities
Lesson 12   Discussion Questions
Lesson 13   Vocabulary
Lesson 14   Esperanza’s Crossword Puzzler
Lesson 15   Esperanza’s Crossword Puzzler Answer Sheet

Test your knowledge about immigration.  Independent Lens blog.  PBS. Viewed  Feb. 11, 2014. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/blog/immigration-quiz-2

The New American lesson plans for educators index (grades 7-12).  The New Americans. PBS. Viewed  Feb. 11, 2014. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/newamericans/foreducators_index.html

Identity, Immigration and Economics: Involuntary Deportations of the 1930s lesson plan  
(grads 7-13+). PBS LearningMedia (grads 7-13+). Viewed  Feb. 11, 2014.      
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/e89a902a-f195-42e2-9527-8b6899143fe3/
involuntary-deportations-of-the-1930s/

Explore your family history. Archives. Viewed Feb. 11, 2014.
http://www.archives.com/experts/learn/youth/

3 Steps to Creating a Youth Genealogy Workshop. Jennifer Holik. May 16, 2013. Viewed Feb. 11, 2014. http://www.archives.com/experts/holik-urban-jennifer/3-steps-to-creating-a-youth-genealogy-workshop.html

How to make a family tree for school. Google image search. Viewed Feb. 11,2014. https://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+make+a+family+tree+for+school&tbm
=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=AUz6UuCDIaOCyAHf3YGgAg&ved=0CC8QsAQ&biw
=1366&bih=622

Esperanza Rising. Discussion Questions. Scholastic. Viewed February 17, 2014. 
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/esperanza-rising-discussion-questions

Esperanza Rising. Discussion Guild. Scholastic. Viewed February 17, 2014.
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/esperanza-rising-discussion-guide

Esperanza Rising. Flashlight Readers Teachers Guild. Scholastic. Viewed February 17, 2014. http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/esperanza-rising-teachers-guide

Esparanza Rising. Flashlight Readers Activity Guide.  Scholastic. Viewed February 17, 2014.
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/activity/esperanza-rising-flashlight-readers-activity

Esparanza Rising. Flashlight Readers Story Builder. Scholastic. Viewed February 18, 2014.  
http://www.scholastic.com/esperanza/storybuilder.htm 

Esperanza Rising. Learning Not to Be Afraid to Start Over. EDSITEment: The Best 
of the Humanities on the Web
. National Endowment for the Humanties. Viewed February 17, 2014. http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/esperanza-rising-learning-not-be-afraid-start-over#sect-introduction

Esperanza Rising. Basic and Vocabulary Lesson Plan. Bemidji State University ED 3240 
Social Studies Methods by Erica Haug-Gonzalez. Viewed February 17, 2014. 
http://coolkidlit4socialstudies.pbworks.com/w/page/16472913/Esperanza%20Rising_
basic%20and%20vocabulary%20lesson%20plan
 

 

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