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Migration From Latin America [electronic resource]

produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In Mavis Weir's 10th Grade History class at Casa Grande High School in Petaluma, California, students explore the various reasons people emigrate from their homeland. The class is broken up into six separate groups, each representing a different Latin American country with its own set of resources. Using both primary and secondary sources, students examine the economic, political, and environmental circumstances that cause people to emigrate. Each group presents their findings through a variety of creative presentations that include theatrical skits, artwork, and music.
Release Date
2003
Run Time
27 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
Professional
Notes
Teaching practices library, professional development guide, and companion web site based on the National Council for the Social Studies standards, blends content and methodology in lively case studies.
Series
Social Studies in Action : A Teaching Practices Library, K-12
Series Statement
Social studies in action : a teaching practices library, K-12 ; 24
ISBN
1576806359 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c2003.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
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