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Anne Frank: Make-up Of America (Introductory Discussion


 

Summary:
Discussion of diversity.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Social Studies - U. S. History II
Standard 2 Objective 3

Assess how the growth of industry affected the movement of people into and within the United States.

Background For Teachers:
Group discussion and individual reflection are both appropriate for the following questions. They serve as a good introduction to this unit.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
To understand the important role of different cultures in America.

Instructional Procedures:

See preface material from 'Anne Frank in the World, 1929 - 1945 Teacher Workbook.'

Two classic metaphors are frequently employed to describe American society: 'Melting Pot' and 'Salad Bowl' or 'Mosaic' (which both convey the same image).

  1. What are the differences between the two metaphors?
  2. Which reflects your view of America?
  3. Which do you think is harder for America? Why?

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Created Date :
Feb 24 1997 01:57 AM

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