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Ellis Island Tapestry

Students participate in a simulation activity. They explore Ellis Island and experiences that immigrants in the late 1800's had on their way to the United States. The role play includes questioning by inspectors, a manifest list, and the possibility of being detained or denied entry into the United States. Students discuss their activity.

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5th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
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