Lowell High School Literacy Lab New Comers Program, Lowell, MA

Lowell High School Literacy Lab New Comers Program, Lowell, MA

Lowell High School Literacy Lab New Comers Program, Lowell, MA

Created by Lowell High School Literacy Lab New Comers Program, Lowell, MA

Participants: Juana Vasquez

Teachers: Kristen Colon, LHS Literacy Lab Teacher and Sharon Clark, Ed.D, Fine Arts Dept. Chair, LHS

Title: Immigration

Theme: Immigration

Materials and techniques: Cotton fabric and fabric paints. Students divided the fabric square into four quadrants and using fabric paints shared their ideas and big dreams.

Did you enjoy this project? The newcomer students in the Literacy Lab really enjoyed this project because it allowed them to use the language of art and visual literacy as a way of communicating with each other.

About: Students participating in the project are from the Literacy Lab in Lowell High School, Lowell Ma. The program takes in newcomer students from all over the world. Currently, the students in the group come from the Congo, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Iraq, Cambodia, Vietnam, Brazil, Puerto Rico and Liberia. Many of these students have had no formal schooling or interruptions to their education due to war and/or living as a refugee. A few of the students have individual education plans and in their home country would not have had even the opportunity to attend school.
The project was a wonderful opportunity for these students, who know firsthand the impact of immigration and the desire to ‘dream big’.

Lowell High School Literacy Lab New Comers Program, Lowell, MA

Created by Lowell High School Literacy Lab New Comers Program, Lowell, MA

Participants: Albert Mendez Jimenez

Teachers: Kristen Colon, LHS Literacy Lab Teacher and Sharon Clark, Ed.D, Fine Arts Dept. Chair, LHS

Title: Immigration

Theme: Immigration

Materials and techniques: Cotton fabric and fabric paints. Students divided the fabric square into four quadrants and using fabric paints shared their ideas and big dreams.

Did you enjoy this project? The newcomer students in the Literacy Lab really enjoyed this project because it allowed them to use the language of art and visual literacy as a way of communicating with each other.

About: Students participating in the project are from the Literacy Lab in Lowell High School, Lowell Ma. The program takes in newcomer students from all over the world. Currently, the students in the group come from the Congo, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Iraq, Cambodia, Vietnam, Brazil, Puerto Rico and Liberia. Many of these students have had no formal schooling or interruptions to their education due to war and/or living as a refugee. A few of the students have individual education plans and in their home country would not have had even the opportunity to attend school.
The project was a wonderful opportunity for these students, who know firsthand the impact of immigration and the desire to ‘dream big’.

Lowell High School Literacy Lab New Comers Program, Lowell, MA

Created by Lowell High School Literacy Lab New Comers Program, Lowell, MA

Participants: Almajtaba Khudhur

Teachers: Kristen Colon, LHS Literacy Lab Teacher and Sharon Clark, Ed.D, Fine Arts Dept. Chair, LHS

Title: Immigration

Theme: Immigration

Materials and techniques: Cotton fabric and fabric paints. Students divided the fabric square into four quadrants and using fabric paints shared their ideas and big dreams.

Did you enjoy this project? The newcomer students in the Literacy Lab really enjoyed this project because it allowed them to use the language of art and visual literacy as a way of communicating with each other.

About: Students participating in the project are from the Literacy Lab in Lowell High School, Lowell Ma. The program takes in newcomer students from all over the world. Currently, the students in the group come from the Congo, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Iraq, Cambodia, Vietnam, Brazil, Puerto Rico and Liberia. Many of these students have had no formal schooling or interruptions to their education due to war and/or living as a refugee. A few of the students have individual education plans and in their home country would not have had even the opportunity to attend school.
The project was a wonderful opportunity for these students, who know firsthand the impact of immigration and the desire to ‘dream big’.

Lowell High School Literacy Lab New Comers Program, Lowell, MA

Created by Lowell High School Literacy Lab New Comers Program, Lowell, MA

Participants: Matthew Brown

Teachers: Kristen Colon, LHS Literacy Lab Teacher and Sharon Clark, Ed.D, Fine Arts Dept. Chair, LHS

Title: Immigration

Theme: Immigration

Materials and techniques: Cotton fabric and fabric paints. Students divided the fabric square into four quadrants and using fabric paints shared their ideas and big dreams.

Did you enjoy this project? The newcomer students in the Literacy Lab really enjoyed this project because it allowed them to use the language of art and visual literacy as a way of communicating with each other.

About: Students participating in the project are from the Literacy Lab in Lowell High School, Lowell Ma. The program takes in newcomer students from all over the world. Currently, the students in the group come from the Congo, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Iraq, Cambodia, Vietnam, Brazil, Puerto Rico and Liberia. Many of these students have had no formal schooling or interruptions to their education due to war and/or living as a refugee. A few of the students have individual education plans and in their home country would not have had even the opportunity to attend school.
The project was a wonderful opportunity for these students, who know firsthand the impact of immigration and the desire to ‘dream big’.