Teaching about Angel Island through Historical Empathy and Poetry

dc.contributor.author Rodriguez, Noreen
dc.contributor.author Naseem Rodriguez, Noreen
dc.contributor.department School of Education
dc.date 2020-08-19T18:22:27.000
dc.date.accessioned 2021-02-25T18:34:12Z
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dc.date.copyright Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2015
dc.date.issued 2015-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>When immigration is taught in schools, students usually learn about Ellis Island and Europeans arriving in the Northeast. Less often do they learn about immigrants from other continents, so, when I was asked by the local school district to develop a series of lessons for the first through fifth grades that would be used during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, I decided to teach students about Angel Island. The lesson described here was taught in a combined (grade three and four) classroom and focused on the movement of Asians—the Chinese in particular—to America via the immigration station at Angel Island. A previous lesson introduced students to the diversity of Asian and Pacific Island nations and cultures; later lessons were about Asian immigrants’ past, and their recent contributions to farming and food industries in the United States.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is published as Rodríguez, N. N. (2015). Teaching Angel Island through historical empathy and poetry. <em>Social Studies and the Young Learner</em>, 27(3), 22-25. Posted with permission. </p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education
dc.subject.disciplines Chinese Studies
dc.subject.disciplines Elementary Education
dc.subject.disciplines Higher Education
dc.subject.disciplines International and Comparative Education
dc.title Teaching about Angel Island through Historical Empathy and Poetry
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