A New Wave of Immigrants
Students examine the reasons why immigrants from Southeast Asia came to the United States. They identify how the culture of California has changed because of the immigrants. They listen to stories of immigrants and their families.
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Lesson Plan: Immigration: A Case Study on Multiple Perspectives and Diverse Formats
As part of a case study of U.S. immigration during the first part of the 20th century, class members examine a variety of primary sources that present multiple perspectives of the responses of those in favor of immigration and those...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Push and Pull Factors and Human Rights
What factors might make a person want to emigrate from their home country? What factors might make a person want to immigrate to a new country? Class members study the various waves of immigration to the US, looking at data about the...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Coming to America: U.S. Immigration
Students study immigration in the late 19th and early 20th century. In this immigration lesson plan, students participate in activities including creating maps, responding to non fiction text, memorizing and analyzing poetry, and...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
Prairie Voices: German Immigrants Move to Iowa
Students create historically accurate travel journals. In this Iowa history lesson, students research the German immigration experience as they write travel journals that feature a German family's move into an Iowa county.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Post Civil War America: Immigration, Industrialization, and Child Labor
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,...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Sort It Out - Primary Access Immigration Stories
Seventh graders produce digital documentaries. For this immigration lesson, 7th graders compare and contrast American immigration waves as they examine photographs and documents from the Library of Congress. Students conduct further...
7th Social Studies & History