Term Paper

You will be responsible for writing a paper (2 pages) regarding ‘identifying as 1 and 1/2 or 2 and 1/2 generation American.’ Please use a credible newspaper (New York Times, the Atlantic, Reuters, Associated Press, etc.) and analyze the article.

-What is the article about?

-What does it mean to be (1 and a 1/2) generation American (a person born outside the U.S. and migrates to the U.S. at an early age)?

-What does it mean to be (2 and a 1/2) generation American (a person born in the U.S. and migrates to another country to live at an early age)?

-What challenges do both of these groups face assimilating?

-Think of your friends, and notice a trend that you typically befriend people who are of similar generation like you. What would it take for you to build a friendship with another person who does not identify as the same generation as you?

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