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Immigration Teacher Resources

Studying immigration brings to light the many interesting and diverse cultures in the world. Browse our lessons, printables, references, and articles below for ideas on how to enhance your curriculum in this area. You'll find statistics on U.S. immigration, lessons on Ellis Island, information on the Pilgrims, and much more for grades K-12. Improve students' reading skills as they learn about the lives of immigrants with our language arts activities.


Citizenship Test
Ellis Island
An Immigrant's Story
Immigrants' Experiences Worksheet
Family History Project
Immigration Picture Prompts
Citizenship Test I
More Popular Immigration Printables

Lesson Plans

An Immigrant's Story
Immigrants' Experiences
Immigrant Families
Multicultural Statue of Liberty
Lee Yick: Fighting Racism
Country of Origin Comparison
U.S. Place Names Show Our Diversity
More Immigration Lesson Plans

Immigration & Pilgrims

Today's Pilgrim Worksheet
More Pilgrims – Teacher Resources

Immigration Activities for Reading & Language Arts

The House on Mango Street
The House on Mango Street Writing Activity
The Keeping Quilt
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Immigration Reading Warm-Up: Ellis Island
Homesick: My Own Story
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: The Christmas Gift
More Popular Immigration Activities for Reading & Language Arts

Immigration Activities for Math Class

U.S. Immigration
Statue of Liberty Math
Immigrant Statistics
Math and Ethnic Origins
Graphing Ancestry Groups
Country Facts
Immigration Research
More Immigration Activities for Math Class

Art & Music Activities on Immigration

Decorated Bowls
Easy-to-Make Fiesta Favorites
More Art & Music Activities on Immigration

Immigration & Families Resources

My History
Family Group
Eve Bunting: A Teacher's Guide to Her Books
The Importance of Wings Discussion Guide
Karen Cushman's Novels: A Discussion Guide
More Immigration & Families Resources

Immigration Resources for History Class

The Pilgrim Story
The Statue of Liberty's History
Citizenship Test II
Chinese Working on the Railroad
Facts About Immigration
Immigration Venn Diagram
Nonfiction Reading Warm-Up: Moving to the City
More Popular Immigration Resources for History Class

Geography Resources on Immigration

My Trip to America
A Reader's Guide for My Ántonia
States in the U.S. That Received the Most Immigrants in 2001
The Tale of Sacco and Vanzetti
U.S.-Cuba Relations
U.S.-Cuba Relations Three Paragraph Essay Assessment
Ethnic Concentrations in the United States
More Geography Resources on Immigration


1920's Timeline
Immigrant Population Locations in the U.S., 1997
Ancestry of U.S. Population by Rank, 2001
Explanation of the Naturalization Process in the U.S.
Immigration to the U.S. 1901-1996
Foreign-Born Population in United States
St. Patrick's Day: More Dallas than Dublin
More Immigration References

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