Immigration Push and Pull Factors
Eighth graders explore the definitions for push and pull factors and determine whether reasons for immigration are considered push or pull factors. They then determine their own reasons for immigration and categorize them.
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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
Migration: An African American Adventure
Learners read the book, The Great Migration by National Geographic, then complete this set of related worksheets. They review vocabulary, complete five short answer questions, discuss push and pull factors for the migration, then write a...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Learning About Immigration in North Carolina with “A Home on the Field”
Paul Cuadros's A Home on the Field, the story of his attempt to create a soccer team for Hispanic immigrant children in a North Carolina high school, launches an investigation of immigration and the issues immigrants face.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Migration—Push and Pull Factors
What causes people to move from one place, one city, or one country to another? Using the provided migration questionnaire, learners interview family members about the factors that cause them to be pushed from an area or pulled to an area.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Reasons for Settling the New World
After studying the reasons settlers entered the New World, primary learners try to persuade others to enter this new land. Class members present their arguments in a variety of ways including posters, writings, and charts. Richly...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
British Migration to Roanoke: Push and Pull Factors
Eighth graders inspect push and pull factors of migration. For this Roanoke colony lesson, 8th graders research the factors that motivated British to settle the colony in North America. Students then respond to a writing prompt that...
8th Social Studies & History