East Harlem – Educational Lesson - Level 3
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 Three
Recommend for students that enjoy reading and want an enhanced reading experience on the topic they are studying. The reading comprehension lesson contains one fact-filled lesson of approximately 500 words with ten questions to ensure a strong understanding of the lesson. You will also receive an answer key.
Enjoy the videos on East Harlem below