Caribbean Immigration during the Late 1990s


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Caribbean Immigration during the Late 1990s
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FIU LACC Teacher Training Lesson Plans
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Tawana Akins; Richard Louis; Johnnie Darden
FIU Latin American and Caribbean Center
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Caribbean Area   ( lcsh )
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Florida International University Latin American and Caribbean Center, a Title VI National Resource Center, in conjunction with Miami Dade County Schools and the Digital Library of the Caribbean sponsored a Caribbean Challenge Teacher Training Workshop titled Using Digital Resources to Examine Race and Teach the Region on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. This lesson plan is a product of that training.

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The Caribbean Challenge: Using Digital Resources to Examine Race and Teach the Region Teacher Training Workshop Lesson Plan Worksheet Created by: Tawana Akins ; Richard Louis ; Johnnie Darden Title : Caribbean Immigration during the Late 1990s Overview : Searching for amnesty different cultures were willing to escape their countries. For example, Elian Gonzalez and Haitians off Elliot Key and etc. Time Required : One Week Target Audiences : High School Materials required : Computer based research, books, videos, in terview from parents, journals, newspapers, teachers, neighbors, staff, etc Cross curricular connections : Reading research Math Timeline of Events Social Studies/Science reading of historical literature


Lesson O bjectives and Standards : Analyze political, economic, and social concerns that emerge at the end of the twentieth century and into the twenty first century Teaching Activities : Compare and contrast Cubans and Haitian immigrants coming to the USA, in search of amnesty. How they are treated? How can they stay in America? Why were they leaving their country? Assessments : Venn Diagram with salient points that compare and contrast Haitian immigrants vs. Cuban immigrants. Also timeline which compares and contrasts both cultures and key events that occurred between each country in the late 90s Additional comments and/or instructions :