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Turn of the Century Immigration

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
In an engaging simulation, class members imagine immigrating to the United States in the late nineteenth-century and arriving at Ellis Island. They then write creative journal entries about their experience and chart their journeys.
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Study Guide: America at the Turn of the Century

For Students 9th - 12th
America changed a lot as the 20th century dawned. Budding historians can use this study guide to prepare for an end-of-the-chapter review. There are 15 vocabulary words, eight places of significance, five important people, 14 topics to...
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Immigrant Arrivals

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create a multimedia presentation comparing the experiences of immigrants who arrived at New York's Ellis Island with the experiences of those who arrived at California's Angel Island.
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Immigration Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students visit Ellis Island Immigration Museum (as a field trip or a virtual visit) and pretend to be Italian immigrants to the United States. They write a journal entry detailing their first week in the United States. They interview an...
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Post Civil War America: Immigration, Industrialization, and Child Labor

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A gallery of photographs from 19th century America adorn these slides, bringing stark reality to a lesson about immigration and industrialization. The breadth and length of this presentation would lend well to a long-term history unit,...
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Immigrants in America

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Possibly helpful in the context of a larger unit, this presentation about 19th-20th century immigration leaves much to be desired. Some useful information about limitations of immigration and the rate of growth could be incorporated into...
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Immigrating to America

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students study the American immigration experience. In this Ellis Island lesson, students research primary documents from the immigration station, take a tour of the station, and then prepare and perform dramatic presentations based on...
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Immigration

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research immigration in the 1800's. In this immigration lesson, 8th graders read Beyond the Western Sea. As students read the novel, students investigate Ellis Island and discuss American culture from the perspective of...
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Immigration in America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students use primary sources to study immigration. In this immigration lesson, students analyze photographs, posters, letters, and documents from Ellis Island. Students complete analysis worksheets as they evaluate the primary sources.
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Ellis Island Simulation

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students take on the role of an immigrant at Ellis Island in 1910. In this immigration lesson, students will enter various stations simulating a medical, mental, eye, and legal exams at which they will be spoken to in a foriegn language....
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Immigration: An Introduction to a New Way of Life

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore immigration in the United States during the early 20th century. Working in groups, they describe the meaning of immigration and identify the reasons why immigrants left their homes to come to the United States. Groups...
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Immigration to America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars examine reasons for immigration to the United States in the 19th century. They role play as immigrants asked to write accounts of their immigrant experiences.
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A New Urban Culture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Life changed drastically in America at the turn of the century. Discover the music, literature, social issues and reforms related to the urban culture associated with mass immigration from Eastern European countries. 
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Letters From Rifka

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Small groups read assigned chapters from the book, Letters to Rifka, then work together to fill out comprehension worksheets associated with their chapters. This fine, 13-page lesson culminates with each group getting together to meet...
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The Ellis Island Experience

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate what the immigrant experience entailed. In this Ellis Island lesson, 11th graders analyze photographs and documents about the immigrants who experienced Ellis Island and then write immigrant journals.
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Sort it Out - Immigration During the 19th and 20th Century

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine packets of thematically arranged primary source documents.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders discover where their documents fit into the larger picture of immigration into the United States. 
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Through the Eyes of an Immigrant

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore American immigration. In this immigration lesson plan, students read the Emma Lazarus poem, "The New Colossus," as well as primary source accounts regarding the immigration experience. Young scholars also take...
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Who is Fit to Enter? The Immigrant Experience at Ellis Island

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the purpose of Ellis Island. In this immigration lesson, students explore the operation of Ellis Island as they participate in a simulation that requires them to organize and handle immigrants coming into the United...
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Rgilm 1 Word Search

For Students 9th - 11th
For this history worksheet, students locate and identify various vocabulary terms/phrases related to US history. There are seven words located in the puzzle.
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Immigration in the United States from 1880-1910

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore, examine and study immigration in the United States from 1880-1910. They identify different aspects of the American immigration movement. Each student also shares where their ancestors are from and their...
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Lewis Hine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are be able to analyze primary sources (photographs) of immigration during the early 1900s at Ellis Island. They are be able to identify why immigrants came to America.
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Immigration Explorations, Part I

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Students visit a number of sites on immigration that were created by other children. They evaluate the sorts of research students carried out to create the site, how it is structured, what sort of information and graphics are included....
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The American Mosaic

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discuss what it would be like to be new to a town. They are then asked questions related to the immigrants coming to America. Extensions of this lesson are available.
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Coming to America

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Through this set of three lessons about Ellis Island, class members will learn about why immigrants came to the United States, find out about the difficulties that went along with coming to America, become familiar with the immigration...