The Advocates for Human Rights proudly announces the publication of Energy of a Nation: Immigrants in America, 3rd Edition. This curriculum is a distinctive, comprehensive guide to teaching students about immigration in the United States. Designed for grade 8 through adult audiences, with a module for upper elementary and middle level students, this learning tool provides important fundamental concepts, as well as critical context to elevate students' basic understandings and expand their perspectives.
Lesson plans include engaging activities, handouts, fact sheets, PowerPoints, and other materials.
View the Table of Contents and Activity Summaries to get an overview of the curriculum.
Download the Full 340-page Curriculum.
Download sections of the curriculum below:
Download PowerPoints that accompany lessons below:
PPT for Lesson 5: How to Immigrate to the United States
PPT for Lesson 6: Refugees and Asylum Seekers
PPT for Lesson 7: Undocumented Immigration
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