Living in the Shadows: Immigration

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Learning Objective

Today I am learningabout the immigration system in the U.S. and the current efforts that the U.S. president is doing to try address some of its issues.

I know I understand whenI can explain to my peers and teacher how DAPA and the other president’s executive actions work and I am able to explain the current issues of the U.S. immigration system.

Students will be able towrite about the current immigration problems in the U.S. and read a news article to better understand the issue by analyzing text and making connections to main ideas included in the text.

Learning Standard

Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.

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