Discussion of diversity.
Group discussion and individual reflection are both appropriate for the following questions. They serve as a good introduction to this unit.
To understand the important role of different cultures in America.
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).