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Discovery Ellis Island

Teaching In Bronco Country

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This is an interactive Ellis Island activity, a family heritage project and writing activities.
  • Digital product, downloadable

Categories: Social Studies
Product Type: N/A

Product Description

This is an interactive Ellis Island activity, a family heritage project and writing activities.

Discovering Ellis Island was designed to enrich lessons on immigration and Ellis Island. This includes a research project and a visit through Ellis Island activity. This does include my Heritage Project.
This Includes:

Teacher Notes:
Links to sites to help enrich the lesson
Discussion questions
Book ideas to help enrich the lesson
Writing prompt
Parent letter
Two part project. Students are to interview and research their family heritage and include a visual presentation for their research.
Student checklist
Teacher scoring checklist
Extra credit project
Ellis Island immigration experience:
28 passenger cards
Teacher instructions
Four classroom cards


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    Makes U. S. and family history relevant
    May 30, 2016

    Many Americans have ties to Ellis Island. For those that do, this interactive activity combines both American and family history - it makes history more relevant.

    Mary S - Super-hero - Member Since April 2016

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Teaching In Bronco Country
5 Reviews

I am a 3rd grade literacy and social studies teacher at a charter school near Denver, CO. I am also the school PBIS coordinator meaning I work to build character school wide. This is my 8th year teaching. Outside of school I am a wife and mother to two year old twins. I love to read, blog and craft. 


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