Binder, Frederick, and Reimer, David. “New York as an Immigrant City,”
Origins and Destinies, Immigration Race and Ethnicity in America
comp. by Pedraza, Sylvia and Rumbault, Ruben. Wadsworth: 1996.
An Essay that chronicles the immigration history of New York City
The Writer’s Craft
. Evanston: McDougal, Littell and Company, 1 995.
An excellent resource for the teaching of writing as a process
Bozorgemehr, Mehdi, et. al, “Los Angeles: Explosive Diversity.”
Destinies, Immigration, Race and Ethnicity in America
. Comp. by Pedraza, Sylvia, and Rumbault, Ruben. Wadsworth: 1996.
An essay that chronicles immigration in Los Angeles
Calavita, Kitty. “U.S. Immigration and Policy Responses: The Limits of Legislation.”
Controlling Immigration: A Global Perspective
. Comp. by Cornelius, Wayne, Martin, Philip and Hollifield, James. Stanford University Press: 1995.
An excellent resource for understanding the complexities and ramifications of immigration legislation.
Shadowed Lives, Undocumented Immigrants in America Society
. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1992.
A must read for those wishing to better understand the experiences of undocumented immigrants in the U.S.
Cox, Carole, and Many, Joyce. “Toward an Understanding of the Aesthetic Response to Literature.”
, 69, 28-33.
An essay explaining the importance of having students make personal connections with what they read and write.
Glasser, Ruth. “Aqui me Quedo—Puerto Ricans in Connecticut” Connecticut Humanities Council, 1992.
An interesting manuscript that describes the Puerto Rican experience in Connecticut.
Hancock, Marjorie. “Literature Response Journals: lnsights Beyond the Printed Page.”
An article explaining the reading theory that supports the use of response journals in the reading/writing classroom.
Pedraza, Sylvia, and Rumbault, Ruben.
Origins and Destines, Immigration Race and Ethnicity in America. New York
: York: Wadsworth Publishing, 1996.
A comprehensive collection of essays on many aspects of the immigration and assimilation processes.
A Visa For A Dream: Dominicans in The U.S.
Needham Heights: Allyn and Bacon, 1995.
Insights into the dynamic processes of immigration and assimilation.
Portes, Allefandro, and Schauffier, Richard. “Language Acquisition and Loss Among Children of Immigrants.”
Origins and Destinies, Immigration
Race and Ethnicity in America
. Comp. by Pedraza, Sylvia and Rumbault, Ruben. Wadsworth: 1995.
An essay explaining the dominance of the English language among the children of immigrants.
. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1995. Ideas for multicultural classroom activities.