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I'm American, Too


Price: $29.95
Order Number: 614.0008
Format : DVD
Theme: Definitions of Being American

Your students will find that people can come from many different places, speak a variety of languages, look very different from one another, and still be Americans.

In this episode Cat-a-lion tells Audrey that Francine isn’t American because she wasn’t born in this country. The class gets into a heated discussion about what makes a person American—being born in the U.S.? Looks? Language? Their teacher, Mrs. Sanchez, challenges them to find answers by working together on a video project. The puppets produce a video that shows the diversity of American cultures and reinforces the concept that Americans are different and the same.

Activities:Define what it means to be an American by tracing each student’s heritage, visiting ethnic neighborhoods, and singing American songs about other cultures

The DVD has chapters, a PDF of the complete Teacher Guide and a Training Video and Guide.

Rights granted with the purchase of DVD include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Click here for teacher's guide.

The teacher's and training guides are provided on the DVD.  A printed copy is provided free with the purchase of the complete series

Ideal for Grades 1-3
Duration: 15 minutes
Closed-Captioned
©1995 Family Communications Inc,
Series # 614

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