Ellis Island: Gateway To America
Fifth graders study the immigration station on Ellis Island. Through several activities, they see that immigrants who arrived at Ellis Island came to America from different countries, mostly those in Europe, for a variety of reasons.
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Building Relationships: The Orphan of Ellis Island
Family and friendship are two very important themes of the historical fiction novel The Orphan of Ellis Island by Elvira Woodruff. From video clips and writing prompts to reader's theater and family interviews, this resource provides...
K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Orphan of Ellis Island Comprehension Questions
Help your class comprehend and review The Orphan of Ellis Island by Elvira Woodruff with a series of questions. The questions are organized into chunks; each chunk represents several chapters of then novel. Pupils could complete each...
4th - 8th English Language Arts