2nd grade: Interpret an immigrant’s story

Activity: Create a memoir from the story of an immigrant. 2nd graders interview an immigrant and create an artwork based on that interview.

For more stories see http://www.storycorps.org

Watch the first half of Charlie Chaplin’s The Immigrant and keep your eyes open for some symbols of freedom.

"The Immigrant"

Imagine what immigration was like...

 

Three different stories

VOCABULARY

But first a question…what is the difference between emigrate and immigrate? I’ll give you a hint…

immigrate: to leave one’s country and move to another, usually for permanent residence.

emigrate: tell me what you think (Post a comment)

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