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Ellis Island—The “Golden Door” to America
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Are you one of the 100 million Americans whose ancestors passed through the doors of Ellis Island? Learn about the historic entry point for immigrants in the late 19th and early 20th centuries with an informative reading passage. After...
Building Relationships: The Orphan of Ellis Island
K - 6th CCSS: Designed
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...
Who is Fit to Enter? The Immigrant Experience at Ellis Island
9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the purpose of Ellis Island. In this immigration activity, students explore the operation of Ellis Island as they participate in a simulation that requires them to organize and handle immigrants coming into the...
Ellis Island: How the First Quota Act decided who came to America: Looking at the Numbers
Sixth graders consider the First Quota Act. In this lesson on the immigrants of Ellis Island, 6th graders discuss the First Quota Act. They interpret and display data to determine how the Quota Act decided who could come to America.
Reading Closely For Textual Details: "And, above all, we had to learn English."
8th CCSS: Designed
Only a thorough understanding of history can save us from repeating it. Practice close reading skills with an eighth grade unit that focuses on 19th century America, including European immigration into Ellis Island and Frederick...