Understanding My Family's History

At the end of the lesson, students will:

  • gain a deeper understanding of their family’s history and heritage
  • identify on a world map the countries from which their families originated
  • understand that immigrants from all over the world come to the United States to start new lives
  • Enduring Understanding:  Understanding your family history and background helps you better understand your heritage, customs, and family values. It also helps you understand the role of your culture’s roots in shaping American culture.