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Immigration Unit Activities - These are lessons that focus on immigration to the United States. source

Immigration Unit - I do an immigration unit with my fourth graders and its always a big hit w/ lots of learning! Heres the basics - if you want more info, just let me know! We start with reasons for immigration, move to their family history, find out...source



Affidavit and Flyers from the Chinese Boycott Case - Students learn about the discrimination faced by Chinese immigrants during the mid to late nineteenth century source

America: A Nation of Immigrants - An intercurricular unit in which students learn about the personal stories of immigrants, culture, and ethnic discrimination. Lesson plans, project ideas, and reproducibles are included source

Angel Island: The Other Ellis Island - A web-based lesson about the experiences of Asian immigrants to the United States. Students explore websites and write a poem source

Coming to America: Immigration Builds a Nation - Lesson ideas for learning about immigrations. Lessons cover tenement life, Atlantic crossings, the Statue of Liberty, and more source

Emigration and Immigration - A lesson plan that uses images of actual posters and graphic organizers to understand the German immigrant experience in the United States. Designed for secondary students, but adaptable source

Immigration - Students learn about immigration from Americas past to the present. Students can make an online pie chart about Americas demographics. Click on "Teachers Guide" for classroom activities source

Immigration - A curriculum unit integrating drama, technology, literature, and geography. Printable worksheets are provided source

Immigration - Printable quotes and statistical charts that help students learn about immigration to the United States source

Immigration Interview - Students interview a person who has immigrated to the United States. A printable interview worksheet is provided source

Making a Choice - A fifteen page teachers guide with a lesson plan, charts, political cartoons, and legal documents that explore discrimination of Chinese immigrants to the United States source

Statue of Liberty National Monument - Information, statistics about the Statue of Liberty. Click on activity pages for printable classroom resources in PDF format source

The Chinese Experience at Angel Island - A lesson plan about Chinese immigrants arriving in California. A printable poem and worksheet are provided source

The Hopes of our Ancestors: The Impact of Immigration on America - Inter-curricular lesson ideas for teaching about immigration. This unit also contains related literature activities and modifications for learning disabled students source

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