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Tuesday, November 19

  1. page Chinese Immigration edited ... PBS' The History Detectives TV show encapsulated the totality of Chinese immigration in about …
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    PBS' The History Detectives TV show encapsulated the totality of Chinese immigration in about 30 lines…This might be the best place to start to gain a quick overview of what the other resources on this page are talking about. There also is a short video describing the life of a Chinese immigrant.
    The Library of Congress published "Chinese immigration to the United States, 1851-1900" as part of their series on the rise of industrial America. Included is a brief overview of Chinese immigration and a series of documents (box in right hand corner) that supports/expands that overview. Click on name of document to access.
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    To understand more current Chinese immigration trends and experiences , read this case study of modern from University of Souther California’s US-China Today (March 6, 2009).
    MSNBC reported that “illegal Chinese immigrents land in US limbo.” (2006)—though outdated the article raises very interesting issues of different treatment of illegal immigrants from different countries.
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  2. page Chinese Immigration edited ... PBS' The History Detectives TV show encapsulated the totality of Chinese immigration in about …
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    PBS' The History Detectives TV show encapsulated the totality of Chinese immigration in about 30 lines…This might be the best place to start to gain a quick overview of what the other resources on this page are talking about. There also is a short video describing the life of a Chinese immigrant.
    The Library of Congress published "Chinese immigration to the United States, 1851-1900" as part of their series on the rise of industrial America. Included is a brief overview of Chinese immigration and a series of documents (box in right hand corner) that supports/expands that overview. Click on name of document to access.
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    To understand more current Chinese immigration trends and experiences , read this case study of modern from University of Souther California’s US-China Today (March 6, 2009).
    MSNBC reported that “illegal Chinese immigrents land in US limbo.” (2006)—though outdated the article raises very interesting issues of different treatment of illegal immigrants from different countries.
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  3. page Activity Description edited Click to return to list of Class Projects & Pathfinders. To return to Main Menu click here at …
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    To return to Main Menu click here at any time.
    Step By Step Directions
    Get Ready To Research
    Step 1: Use the guiding questions to decide what you want to learn. Make your own questions based on the guiding questions.
    Step 2: Get Started With Your Google Presentation
    Sign into a computer or computers
    Open Google at CPS
    Enter your username and password to open (not .\school and Student!)
    Click on the grid at the top right. (It is next to your cps email address)
    Choose Google Drive
    At the top left, click on “create” and choose “presentation”
    Choose the “Simple Light” theme
    Click at the top where it says “Untitled Document”
    Name Your Document with the topic you are exploring. Add the names of your group members.
    At the top right, click on “share”
    Enter your group members’ email in order to share.
    Step 3: Share your presentation with your team-mates so more than one person can work at a time.
    Follow steps 1-5 above
    Click the little arrow next to “My Drive”
    Click on “Shared with me”
    Choose your presentation.
    Start your research
    Go to foremanhs.org
    Click on the FHS Library link
    Scroll down to the bottom and click on “Class Projects and Pathfinders”
    Click on “Mr. Wankoff: Immigration Research Project”
    Choose your topic from the right.
    Read and gather ideas--you can enter them on page 9 of your packet or just paste important ideas quotes and graphs into your presentation--be sure to copy your source--especially the web address!!
    Note: If you are doing Japanese American Immigration, go to mrwankoff.blogspot.com for sources.
    Final Product
    Title Page: Name of your topic and group members
    4-7 Content Pages --Research Questions at the top/What you found at the bottom/In-text citations
    References Page
    Presentation to the Class--Practiced and logical
    Standards
    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.7 Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.4 Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.
    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.
    Rubric:
    How will I be graded? {Wankoff rubric.pdf}

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Wednesday, November 13

  1. page Latin American Immigration edited Click to return to list of Class Projects & Pathfinders. To return to Main Menu click here at …
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    Latin American Immigration:
    The US National Park Service published "An historic overview of Latino immigration and the demographic transformation of the US." This is a very complete study of far more than just the issues of today...if you use it you will be more than satisfied.
    The University of Chicago News (February 13, 2013) published an interesting article about the plight of Latin Americans who migrate to other Latin American nations. This moves beyond the typical crossing the boarder into the US.
    Immigration sweeps and deportations are not only happening in the United States. Reuters news service (April 27, 2013) that "Mexico detains 108 in immigration sweep; most from Central America."
    A different look at people seeking opportunity: International migration to Mexico...Yes, we said Mexico. The New York Times (September 21, 2013) published "For migrants, new land of opportunity is Mexico."
    National Public Radio aired this nearly 4 minute story on May 4, 2013: "Violence, hardship fuel Central American migration to US." Listen to audio and read introduction.

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  2. page Immigration from India edited ... To return to Main Menu click here at any time. Immigration from the Sub-Continent of India: …
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    Immigration from the Sub-Continent of India:
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    California's PBS station KQED provides a brief overview of Indian immigration to US (includes social and legal history).
    Indian Immigration has dramatically risen in the last 40 years. Here are some resources charting this more recent history.
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  3. page African Immigration--Slavery and Beyond edited ... To return to Main Menu click here at any time. African Immigration: Slavery and Beyond {http…
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    African Immigration: Slavery and Beyond
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/6a/Africanimmigrantsusa.jpg/401px-Africanimmigrantsusa.jpg} Recent Famous African
    Sources detailing the history of the forced immigration of Africans during the slave trade are easy to locate...you will find one comprehensive resource below. To complement this period of immigration are sources discussing current trends and experiences of African immigrates to the United States.
    The Library of Congress has created a site that traces immigration to US and migrations within US of peoples of African descent. Use very small links at bottom of page to navigate forward and backwards through the site. You can also enlarge primary sources throughout site by clicking on them.
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  4. page Jewish Immigration edited Click to return to list of Class Projects & Pathfinders. To return to Main Menu click here at …
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    Jewish Immigration:
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    The Library of Congress has created a site that tells the story of Jewish Immigration AND includes tons of interactive artifacts……use small tabs at top of site to navigate forwards and backwards.
    “American Jewish Immigration” from Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art.
    Easy to follow "Jewish Immigration to US: Three Waves."
    More scholarly source…”The American Jewish Experience through the 19th century: Immigration to Articulation." by Jonathan D. Sarna and Jonathan Golden of Brandeis University.

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