In this lesson students will will identify and describe possible reasons for why neighborhoods change over time, and think about what these changes tell us about the neighborhood, the city, and the local area. Created By: Melissa Tobin, University Hill Elementary, Boulder
In this three-day lesson students will work together in teams to examine historical maps, photographs, and documents. Students explore push and pull factors and how they affect migration patterns. This lesson provides a great introduction for students to use modern technology to analyze primary sources.
Created By: Eitan Fire, Angevine Middle School
In this lesson students will get a taste of some of the experiences of Latino immigrants to Boulder County, focusing on how they have been received/perceived by the Anglos living here over time. The teacher will use BCLHP materials to teach Spanish vocabulary as well as the preterite and imperfect verb tenses. This grammar component is intended to be a review of preterite and imperfect verb conjugation.\
Created By: Catherine Powers, Casey Middle School
In this lesson students will compare and contrast the Latino experiences in three communities in Boulder County (Boulder, Lafayette, Longmont). Within small groups students will create a zine about Latino history in Boulder County. Groups will analyze primary as well as secondary sources to better understand that history.
Created By: Patty Sandoval – Angevine Middle School, Lisa Norton – Casey Middle School and Julie Lyddan – Coal Ridge Middle School