Contributor’s Name (Your Name): George Michael Hakim
Multiple ways to look at the theme of exploration, from a study of literature about immigration to analyzing children’s picturebooks from an advanced perspective.
Geared toward ages: 12-14
: Bafa Bafa
: Every Day We Get More Illegal
Discussion Topics: What makes a good piece of visual art? Should immigration be made easier, harder? What privileges do we have in our own country that are not automatically extended to immigrants? What is the difference between “immigrant” and “ex-pat”?
Group Initiative: Chocolate River
Project: Create a Picturebook
Outside Opportunity: Forced From Home
: The picturebook project was one I did in graduate school, but it’s just as appropriate (and the results are just as incredible) in middle school.