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Keywords: Immigration, Photography, Primary Documents
Subject(s): Civics, Social Studies, Geography, History
Grade P-K
NETS-S Standard:
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Research and Information Fluency
  • Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making
  • Digital Citizenship
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School: Kearney Middle School, Commerce City, CO
Planned By: Marlene Flenniken
Original Author: Marlene Flenniken, Commerce City
Historically when immigrant groups first came to the U.S. they often settled in segregated neighborhoods- there were different reasons for this.
1 Immigrants who did not speak English were more comfortable with people who spoke their language.
2. Immigrants received support and advice from more experienced neighbors.
3. Immigrants often found that they were unwelcome in other neighborhoods.
What do you see?

What do you see?

1. Describe what you see in the photograph forms, structures and arrangement of
the elements. This should be a factual observation. Avoid personal feelings or

2. Describe your personal feelings, associations and judgments about the image.
Anchor your responses to something you see in the photo.

3. List 4 things you might infer from this photograph

4. What 4 questions does this photograph raise in your mind?

Materials: Video Tools
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