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.
Links to sites to help enrich the lesson
Book ideas to help enrich the lesson
Two part project. Students are to interview and research their family heritage and include a visual presentation for their research.
Teacher scoring checklist
Extra credit project
Ellis Island immigration experience:
28 passenger cards
Four classroom cards
About the Seller
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.