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My Journey Home:

Goals & Audience


The goals and objectives of the educational outreach plan are the following:

  • To promote mutual understanding among different racial and ethnic groups
  • To foster an appreciation of the variety of cultures represented in America
  • To provide the opportunity for local public stations to reach out to nontraditional audiences

Target Audience

The target audience for the project is high school and community college students who have a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.

Standards Addressed

My Journey Home educational resources are based on the following standards:

Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning
Standards for grades 9-12
U.S. History, Standards 43 and 44
Historical Understanding, Standard 2
Geography: Human Systems, Standards 9, 10, and 12
Language Arts, Standards 1, 2, 3, and 4
Behavioral Studies, Standards 1, 2, and 4

National Center for History in Schools
National Standards for History
American History
Era 9, Standard 4a and 2c
Era 10, Standard 2b

Center for Civic Education
National Standards for Civics and Government
Standard IIB.4
Standard VD2
Standard VD3

In this section:

    Auschwitz: Inside the
    Nazi State

    Building Big

    Culture Shock



    In Search of Shakespeare

    Lewis & Clark:
    The Journey of the
    Corps of Discovery

    My Journey Home

>      Goals & Audience

        Outreach Elements


        Challenges &
        Lessons Learned

    The New Americans

    Poetic License


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