Immigration

   

    Ellis Island:

     
The Immigrant Experience from Ellis Island
      Family Histories - http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/family-history-center
      The Peopling of America timeline - http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/peopling-of-america-center
                 http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/ellis-timeline

    Ellis Island from the History Channel
    
http://www.history.com/topics/ellis-island

   
Ellis Island Immigration Museum
     http://www.ellisisland.org/genealogy/ellis_island_visiting.asp

   National Park Service page about Ellis Island - history and museum
    
http://www.nps.gov/elis/index.htm

    
http://www.nps.gov/elis/historyculture/index.htm

   Interactive Tour of Ellis Island from Scholastic
     http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/immigration/tour/index.htm

   Electronic Ellis Island
     http://wwwald.bham.wednet.edu/museum/museum.htm

   Photographic Images from Ellis Island
     http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/list/070_immi.html
     http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/photographs-of-ellis-island-1902-1913#/?tab=about

   The Immigrant Journey
     http://www.ohranger.com/ellis-island/immigration-journey
     http://sydaby.eget.net/swe/journey.htm
    
http://s55831.gridserver.com/journey/

          Statue of Liberty:

      http://www.nps.gov/stli/photosmultimedia/virtualtour.htm
    http://www.nps.gov/stli/index.htm
    http://nyctourist.com/liberty1.htm
    http://libertyellisfoundation.org/
    http://www.ohranger.com/statue-liberty/history-statue-liberty
  Paper model - http://www.papertoys.com/statue.htm
  Live Cams of Statue of Liberty - http://www.earthcam.com/usa/newyork/statueofliberty/
                                   http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/TorchCam/

Immigration Across the US:

      Immigration in American Memory from the Library of Congress
          http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/immigration/
          http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/immigration/exhibitions.html

     Coming to America : Immigrant Passages from Mystic Seaport
         
http://library.mysticseaport.org/immigration/intro.cfm

     The New Americans - http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/newamericans/index.html 

        Best History Sites - http://www.besthistorysites.net/index.php/american-history/immigration  

Citizenship:
     
Becoming a Citizen  - https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/organizations/civics-and-citizenship-toolkit
     Naturalization Requirements - http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis
 

Books About Immigration:
     Suggested titles - https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/immigration
                           https://www.nypl.org/collections/nypl-recommendations/lists/immigrant-experience-through-literature
                  http://www.slj.com/2010/12/collection-development/immigration-coming-to-america/
                 
http://www.the-best-childrens-books.org/immigration-lesson-plans.html
      

   
  Nancy Keane's Immigration book suggestions - 
            Grades 2-4 http://nancykeane.com/rl/30.htm#Top
      
General - http://nancykeane.com/rl/42.htm#Top
       Grade 7 - http://nancykeane.com/rl/344.htm
     

   
  Emigration and Immigration - http://www.hwpl.org/lists/emigration-and-immigration-grades-4-6/
                                  http://www.hwpl.org/lists/emigration-immigration-teen/

Lesson Plans:

   
  Coming To America - http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson204.shtml

    Immigration - http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/immigration/index.htm
 
    Immigration printables - https://www.teachervision.com/immigration/teacher-resources/6633.html

    John Schick's Virtual Ellis Island Museum Lesson Plans
      http://commtechlab.msu.edu/sites/letsnet/noframes/teachers/john/b6u2.html

    Mr. Donn's suggested sites - http://americanhistory.mrdonn.org/immigration.html
 
    Coming to America Lesson Plans -
           http://www.library.pitt.edu/voicesacrosstime/LessonPlans/ComingtoAmerica.htm
           http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/immigration/lessonplans.html
           http://www.innovativeclassroom.com/Lesson-Plans/lessonplans.php?id=18
           http://www.athm.org/pdfs/athm-Stitch-In-Time-Web-Guide.pdf

    The New Americans : Coming to America - Voices of Immigrants from PBS
        http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/newamericans/foreducators_index.html

    They Came to America webquest
        http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/theycame/

    The Immigrant Experience in America
        http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/lessons/immigration/
        http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/lessons/immigration/immigrationtarget.html

    German Immigrants lesson plan - http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/lessons/german/

 

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and was last updated on August 21, 2016

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