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Social Studies
  Grade Level:   11  
  EALR:   3. GEOGRAPHY The student uses a spatial perspective to make reasoned decisions by applying the concepts of location, region, and movement and demonstrating knowledge of how geographic features and human cultures impact environments.  
  Component:   3.2 Understands human interaction with the environment.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   3.2.2 Analyzes cultural interactions.  
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-Examines the cultural interactions between Puerto Rican migrants and other ethnic groups of New York City.
-Explores the concept of model minority in the United States and how it affects the public's perceptions of race and class.
-Examines cultural interactions between residents in Los Angeles' Watts neighborhood and members of the Los Angeles Police Department before and after the 1965 riots.
-Examines cultural interactions in Washington State resulting from the arrival of Southeast Asian refugees in the 1970s and 1980s.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—Movements and Issues at Home (1945—1991)