Scholar Erika Lee often shares stories of her ancestor’s experiences as Chinese immigrants to the United States in work exploring histories of immigration. In this short video, she links her family’s story during the period of Chinese Exclusion to concerns she has about the treatment of immigrants today.
Consider using one or two of the following thinking-routines to generate reflection on Lee’s family story.
- See-Feel-Think-Wonder – as a way to build curiousity through careful observation
- Same-Different-Gain – is a an excellent routine to use when comparing one experience to another.
- Connect-Extend-Challenge – is a good way to connect new ideas to prior prior knowledge
- Explore Moving Stories with family or friends, we have created an app and a storytelling protocol to reflect on our our stories of migration, whether in this generation or in the past. Use this link to learn mire.