Kind of Activity:
To understand the connection that Diaz's characters have to America's nation of immigrants
Common Core Standards:
Each student should find a relative or acquaintance who is an immigrant or the child of immigrants to this country and interview them about their experiences here. If at all possible, students should record the interviews in audio or video format in addition to taking notes.
Work as a class to develop some initial questions that might inform the interviews, based on what the students have read so far in the novel. Questions might include:...
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