The World in Our Midst:

Interviews with Immigrants

This web site is one product of a project that was developed by 9th grade students in the winter and spring of 2012. The students were in two World Literature classes taught by Tina Bessias at Durham Academy in Durham, North Carolina. The following links lead to information about the process.

Time Line and Description of Process

Students' Initial Ideas

Guidelines for Writing Profiles

Tribute to the Founders

World Lit Connections
Technical Instructions

Ivan's Handy Guide for Uploading Audio