Esperanza renace

Activity One is designed to build on your background of the historical context for the novel. Your task is to select one of the topics below, visit the links under that topic, and then choose one site to become an expert on. You will write a summary of the information given at that site.
HISTORY OF MEXICO
Celebrate the Mexican Revolution
http://inside-mexico.com/revolucion.htm

Las “soldaderas” que revolucionaron México
http://www.bbc.co.uk/mundo/america_latina/2010/04/100412_sp_galeria_mexicanas_gm.shtml

THE GREAT DEPRESSION
The Great Depression Simplified
http://www.jps.net/%Egailhd/crossing/esperanza/greatdep.htm
How the Depression Affected Children – Read each of the three sections
http://newdeal.feri.org/eleanor/er2a.htm
A Biography of Eleanor Roosevelt
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/firstladies/ar32.html
FDR and the Great Depression
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/firstladies/ar32.html
I Remember – Pick one of the “I Remember” Stories
http://www.michigan.gov/hal/0,1607,7-160-17451_18670_18793-53511–00.html

MIGRANT LABOR
Valley Fever
http://vfce.arl.arizona.edu
Sons of Zapata
http://www.farmworkers.org/sonsofz.html
The Oregon Farm Labor Story
o Agricultural Workers
http://www.opb.org/programs/oregonstory/ag_workers/issues.htm
o Immigration Policies
http://www.opb.org/programs/oregonstory/ag_workers/policy.htm
o Green Cards Migrant Workers’ Issues
http://www.opb.org/programs/oregonstory/ag_workers/issues.htm
Migrant Children and Technology – A look at challenges facing children of farm workers today
http://www.nytimes.com/library/tech/99/08/cyber/education/25education.html

SITES TO USE FOR DEBATE ON IMMIGRATION- CAJAS DE CARTON Y ESPERANZA RENACE
http://hispanicexplorer.tripod.com/immigration.htm
1. Shades of Grey or Black-and-White
http://uspolitics.about.com/b/a/207674.htm

2. America Educating The World–At Taxpayer Expense
http://www.vdare.com/sutherland/taxpayer_expense.htm

3. Should Illegal Immigrant Children & Teenagers Be Educated http://immigration.about.com/od/ussocialeconomicissues/i/EduIllegalIss.htm

4. Education on the Brink/ Debate
http://educhange.blogspot.com/2005/04/education-for-children-of-illegal.html

5. INALIENABLE RIGHT
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/education/aliens_5-27.html

6. Educating the “other” children
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m4021/is_n10_v19/ai_19827529

7. Policy point-counterpoint
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0IMR/is_1-2_81/ai_n16599309

8. Illegal Immigration Education Meltdown
http://www.alipac.us/modules.php?name=News&file=print&sid=157

9. Illegal Immigration in the US Facts
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illegal_immigration_to_the_United_States

10. A Set of Borders to Cross
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/22/AR2006102201…

11. Financial Aid for Undocumented Children
http://www.finaid.org/otheraid/undocumented.phtml

12. Photo site on immigration/ farmworkers
http://dbacon.igc.org”>http://dbacon.igc.org/”>http://dbacon.igc.org

13. The Guest Worker Program: Both Sides of the Issue / Political Stands
http://immigration.about.com/od/laborjobissues/i/GuestWorkrIssue.htm

14. Migrant Worker Shortage
http://immigration.about.com/library/weekly/aa013101a.htm

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