As a take home project, have students take their own pictures of themselves with a toy or object they value. They could also take an action shot of them at play like the Youtube video, either using technology at school or home. Direct students to include a short narrative about the picture that includes what they would like others to know about the image. Affix this narrative to the back of the picture.
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Take A Stand! Student Power! Teens Writing About Immigration Contents: Neema's Story Would you like to contribute your own writing about immigration, racism, and other cultures? Send it to us so we can share it with others! I moved from Kenya East Africa. I always had this notion that this was such a great country, and that I would fit in and have a good time. I didn't realize how wrong I was.
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But in our current atmosphere of political polarization, is it any wonder that many immigrant children feel excluded and isolated? In fact, research shows first- and second- generation immigrant children and teens can be at risk of experiencing identity crisis, self-depreciation, and low self-esteem due to intergenerational and intercultural conflicts. These young readers need books that show them that their experiences are not unique—and these books also carry the important potential of promoting general understanding of and tolerance toward immigrant groups. Khailova is an associate professor at the Founders Memorial Library, Northern Illinois University, serving as a humanities and social sciences subject specialist and coordinator of library services for persons with disabilities.
Medical records show how the Trump Administration's practice of separating families left some children with devastating mental health conditions. Published p. PT Sept. Artemio spends a large portion of his days sleeping. When he's awake, the year-old from Guatemala often stares blankly into the distance and repeats a set of mannerisms: He rubs his wrists as if they are sore and cradles his ribs as if he has a stomachache.