In this lesson students will identify and describe the history of migration from New Mexico and southern Colorado to Boulder County which demonstrates the long history of Latinos in Colorado that pre-dates the Treaty of Guadalupe and the formation of the current US borders. Students will use this information to answer the essential questions of […]
In this lesson students will look through the lens of different perspectives of Latinos, Anglos, Native Americans, etc. These lessons focus on local Boulder County Latino History and can be integrated with other lessons. Therefore this unit is ongoing throughout the school year. We want students to build empathy and develop cultural sensitivity and awareness for themselves and others in order to build a greater understanding of what took place in this area. Students will describe interactions among people and cultures who have lived and currently live in Colorado. Students will focus on:
- Who was living in this area of Colorado and what challenges they faced
- Connecting and comparing/contrasting past events and people with today
Created By: Sharon Trompeter, Emerald Elementary and Jeanette Scotti, Columbine Elementary
In this lesson students will view Newspaper articles, photos, cartoons, and maps displayed at each gallery station bring the period of around 1900 alive for each of 6 immigrant groups that came to the U.S. By using primary and secondary sources, students will be able to see and experience immigration and the immigrant experience and relate it to their own lives. Using a graphic organizer allows students to analyze what they are looking at and be able to sort out important information as well as helping with content comprehension.
By Jennifer Kraemer, Fairview High School