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Adult ESL - Celebrating Diversity in Our Community

Adult ESL - Celebrating Diversity in Our Community

Activity Description


This worksheet will foster a discussion of diversity and explore the cultures of immigrants who have made their home here in the United States. Adult students will share their family’s or friends’ own immigration experiences; look at immigration trends over the past 50 years, using census data; and participate in conversations about immigration patterns.

Suggested Grade Level


Approximate Time Required

40 minutes

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • Explain how immigration patterns in the United States have changed over the past 50 years, according to U.S. census data.
  • Answer questions using past tense verbs and the construction “used to.”
  • Understand and use new vocabulary.

Materials Required

  • Printed student worksheets
  • A smartboard or projector with internet access
  • A large map of the United States


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