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What Immigrants Want



Media literacy and critical thinking lesson using four short film excerpts to reflect on why immigrants come to the U.S, the challenges they face and supports they need to survive.

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Playlist: Global Studies
Unit: Immigrant Rights
Kit: Media Constructions of Social Justice
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Relevant Subject Area(s)

Film/Video Arts, US History And Government, Global Studies, Economics, Sociology

Grade Level(s)

Middle School, High School

Media Type(s)

Documentary Film, Feature Film, Television Program

Author(s)

Sox Sperry

View Standards

Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH), Reading: Literature (RL), Speaking and Listening (SL)