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Through the journey of four stories of immigration, scholars complete graphic organizers and apply knowledge to create a visual representation of their findings on a large poster. Third and fourth readers write a letter to their family...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Orville and Wilbur Wong and the Fantastic Flying Machines
Upper elementary and middle schoolers examine the role of Chinese immigrants in America. They investigate literature, history and cultures of Chinese-Americans. This ambitious plan takes two weeks to complete, and it brings in elements...
5th - 7th English Language Arts
American Immigrants Past and Present
Students discover the history of U.S. Immigration through a series of video clips and activities. Students learn the historical motivations for immigration and are asked to identify their own country of heritage. Links to reliable online...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Immigration - A Promise of Better Life
What a great way to discuss European immigration in the 1700's to 1800's in America. Learners identify regions where immigration occurred, list the reasons people moved to the United States, and interview an immigrant about their...
5th Social Studies & History