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Ellis island activities for kids

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Luggage for Ellis Island | Worksheet | Education.com

How light can you pack? When immigrants came to Ellis Island, they didn't have moving trucks or big comfy suitcases; they brought what they could carry.

Immigration: Stories of Yesterday and Today and Ellis Island | Scholastic.com

Teach about immigration in America using a virtual tour of Ellis Island full of facts and photos, an interactive timeline, immigration stories from recent immigrant kids, and immigration statistics.

Learning by Living It: An Ellis Island Simulation - BubbleUp Classroom

A few years ago our History 7 team set out to create an Ellis Island Simulation for our students. The problem: the ones we found online were expensive or weren't what we were looking for. So, with...

Ellis Island for Kids - historical fiction and memoirs | The Logonauts

The history of the United States is a history of immigration and immigrants, stretching back tens of thousands of years. But one of the most well-known periods of immigration to the United States happened during the late 1800s and early 1900s and involved Ellis Island in the New York City harbor. The first post in this series is about nonfiction resources for teaching about US immigration. This post provides a quick overview of some of my favorite historical fiction books and memoirs for…

The Adventures of a Kindergarten Teacher: Immigration Unit

Before our Thanksgiving unit, we did a short unit on Immigration and studying different cultures. The kids had a great time! First, I sent h...

STEM Challenge: Boat Building

Ah...the boat building challenge -- a total classic! I remember doing this myself in elementary school, though the grade escapes me...