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Calling All Immigrants

Create a brochure about your community that will attract immigrants from around the world to settle there. Follow the steps below to create your brochure.

1. Gather Information: To attract immigrants to your community, your brochure will need to describe many different things about your community Use reference books, travel brochures, and other resources to gather information about your community. Fill in the blanks for each section below with the information you collect.

  • Geography:
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    Some of the land forms and bodies of water in my community are:
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  • Climate:
    The climate in my community is:
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  • Economy:
    The different ways people in my community make a living are:
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  • Historical and Cultural Sites:
    Some fun and interesting places to visit in my community are:
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  • Traditions:
    Some of the holidays, festivals and other traditions that people in my community celebrate are:
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2. Write Descriptions: Write a few sentences about each of the five topics listed above. Make sure to write the descriptions in way that will make people want to settle in your community. You can use the back of this worksheet to write your sentences.

3. Gather Images: Draw pictures or find images in newspapers and magazines that show what your community is like.

4. Create Your Brochure: Use one sheet of paper for each of the topics listed above. At the top of each sheet, write the title of the topic, such as "Geography" or "Traditions." Then copy your sentences onto each page and paste the drawings or pictures that tell about each topic. Create a cover page with a title for your brochure.


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