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A New Urban Culture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Life changed drastically in America at the turn of the century. Discover the music, literature, social issues and reforms related to the urban culture associated with mass immigration from Eastern European countries. 
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Immigration Debate

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The 2010 immigration bill passed in Arizona provides class members with an opportunity to examine various perspectives of the immigration debate by watching news videos, reading interview, editorials, and viewing images. Discussion...
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Lesson: Michael Blum: National Identity at a Distance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Immigration, refugees, and cultural change due to the movement of people around the globe is discussed. Learners examine the work of Michael Blum to gain an understanding of how national and cultural identities shift due to immigration....
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Political Asylum Talk Show

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners view videos, visit websites, and read about the nature and changes made to the idea of political asylum. Beginning with Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany, they will explore policy change throughout the years. The lesson...
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A New Life, a New Home

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students connect with an immigration unit through research, journal writing, digital photography, and a movie production using iMovie. By acting out the immigrant's experience, students gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of...
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Immigration and Prohibition

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A comprehensive look at the prohibition debate through the lens of immigration gives scholars intriguing material for a debate and essay of their own. They watch four video clips (find these on the PBS website), discussing issues in...
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Immigration: Another Perspective

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students research the geography and history of immigration and then take a look at current immigration issues. They prepare biographies, conduct interviews, view films, sample foods, prepare an oral presentation, complete worksheets and...
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Lady Liberty

For Teachers 4th - 6th
If you're looking for a fantastic cross-curricular lesson on the Statue of Liberty, then this lesson is for you! Learners watch a Reading Rainbow episode which focuses on the Statue, then gather facts about the creation, construction,...
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A Look Through My Antonia's Eyes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Thoroughly delve into My Antonia by Willa Cather with a plethora of activities. Engage scholars with videos and web sites in this week-long unit that explains the historical context and creates pioneers in the field of research. An...
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A Lens into the Past

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Explore the history of immigration through photographs. Scholars will view and discuss photographs depicting the culture and lifestyle of late 19th and early 20th century immigrants. They take pictures of current examples of culture in...
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The Great Migration

For Teachers 4th
What a terrific lesson! Have your class learn about immigration using this resource. Fourth graders discuss the Great Migration in Ohio through art, writing, and discussion. Afterward, they create a presentation in which they tell their...
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El Guero

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use this resource to explore the issue of immigration in the classroom. Learners read a story about a man from Mexico who immigrates to the United States. After reading El Guero by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino, learners use structural...
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Exploring/Comparing Pilgrim Children: Molly's Pilgrim

For Teachers 3rd
The fabulous book, Molly's Pilgrim is the centerpiece of this sociology lesson plan. Third graders will explore how pilgrims from the past are alike and different from pilgrims of today. After hearing the book read to them, small groups...
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Letters from Rifka

For Students 7th
If you are looking for a way to lead students in a discussion as they read the book Letters from Rifka by Karen Hesse, you will find this resource invaluable. Learners can organize their progress through the book and answer...
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Big Business & Industrial Cities

For Teachers 4th - 7th
This is a true gem. This PowerPoint is well-organized, has bullet points you control (which gives you time for discussion), has sound effects, and covers several aspects of American industrialization after 1900. The presentation begins...
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Building Relationships: The Orphan of Ellis Island

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
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...
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Coming to America

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Through this set of three lessons about Ellis Island, class members will learn about why immigrants came to the United States, find out about the difficulties that went along with coming to America, become familiar with the immigration...
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Interactive Read Aloud

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learning how to deliver good literacy instruction is key to becoming a successful teacher. This resource isn't so much a lesson as it is a guide to leading children in an interactive read-aloud session to increase fluency, comprehension,...
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EU Movement Role Play

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Using role play, a graphic organizer, and discussion, your class members will compare and contrast the movement of people and goods between countries in the European Union before and after the organization was established. This is a...
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Citizenship and the 14th Amendment: Does it Need Revision?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Immigration and citizenship is a hot topic in today's society. Engage in a spirited and educated debate with your class on these topics through an essential question: Does the Fourteenth Amendment need revision? Your critical thinkers...
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And the Streets Are Paved With Gold

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore immigrant experience at Ellis Island, New York, at the turn of the century, and answer questions that challenge them to use thinking skills from various levels of Bloom's taxonomy.
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The Dust Bowl

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The images captured by photographer Dorothea Lange were so riveting that they still impact viewers today. Learners examine the Dust Bowl as they consider a series of slides displaying Lange's famous photos. Notes on each slide are...
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"Whose (Is)land is This?": topics in Immigration and The Tempest

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Class members compare the ways the subject of immigration is treated in The Tempest, Act I, scene ii, Act II, scene i and Act III, scene ii with patterns in American history. After tracing their own family’s journey, a series of...
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America: The Story of Us Episode 6: The Heartland

For Students 7th - 8th
I love handouts that include reading passages and discussion questions.Here you will find two pages. Page one provides an informational reading passage and six discussion questions. Page two provides a three paragraph primary-source...