East Harlem – Educational Lesson - Level 1
Did you know that East Harlem is rich in Hispanic culture and Hispanic political history? In fact, out of all three neighborhoods comprising Harlem, it is East Harlem that exudes fascinating and delightful Hispanic cuisine, dance, literature and music. All students find it fun to read about East Harlem's Hispanic history and will especially enjoy these reading comprehension lessons about East Harlem's Hispanic roots and its cultural relevancy today. In addition, interesting questions are provided on three different reading levels to spark student interest in learning how East Harlem has contributed culturally and politically to Harlem's overall history.
Three fun facts about East Harlem:
Originally, East Harlem was settled primarily by Italian Americans.
After each of the World Wars, a large wave of Latino Americans moved into East Harlem.
East Harlem includes two islands located in the East River: Randall Island and Ward Island.
Harlem Roots Lesson: Level One
Perfect for students starting to read full paragraphs. Level one lesson contains two short reading comprehension lessons approximately sixty plus words with three questions each as well as the answer key.
Enjoy the videos on East Harlem below