Have a cannoli while learning about a Mexican “coyote”. Immigration theme shareCELC’s Immigration Extravaganza was a huge success! Students filled the James Blackstone Memorial Library’s auditorium with displays representing countries from around the world where large waves of immigration into the U.S.A. took place.  Immigration theme share
Immigration theme prepEach student developed a persona to share the life story of this fictitious, yet historically accurate character, all based on months of research about particular countries of study.Immigration theme shareKorea, Mexico, Italy, China, Cuba, and Poland were all included.Immigration theme prep

Immigration theme prep

In addition to the formal research report portion of this study, the displays created were life-sized environments representing what it might have been like in the U.S.A. for these immigrants – bringing learning to a new level, out of the textbook and making it real.

Immigration theme share

Immigration theme share