Be prepared for an in class Socratic Seminar!!! AKA Fishbowl!
Following our lecture on Assimilation and Acculturation
Read " Two Ways to Belong in America"
READ THE ARTICLE AGAIN!
Part II: In your NOTEBOOK ( Total 4 paragraphs)
Write a THESIS based on reading Mukherjee's article? (see Thesis lesson) REMINDER- YOU should develop a 2-3 sentence statement based on reading the article. Once you have created your thesis respond to the following:
What questions come to mind when reading this article? What are the main points the author is trying to convey? Relate this to the theme of identity. Be specific and provide examples. Think about the ideas presented in my lectures and class discussions.
Mukherjee says " The price that the immigrant willingly pays, and that the exile avoids is the trauma of self - transformation." What does she mean by this?
What does it mean to transform? Have you ever experienced self transformation? If so, How?
Part III: Immigration in Today's World by Facing History and Ourselves.
In your notebook- As you watch the video!
- Write down three mains point made by Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, John R. Bowen, and Sir Keith Ajegbo
- Define Immigration based on watching the video.
*** PRINT THIS EXCERPT, READ it and bring it to class on Tuesday
Note - We will have a fishbowl discussion in class. BE PREPARED!
Lecture to follow- Religion and Identity
followed by a Writing Prompt and Workshop
Secularism V. Religious Allegiance
France and The Headscarf Dilemma