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Immigrant mother and child

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.

Printables

Immigrants' Experiences Worksheet
Ellis Island
Citizenship Test
An Immigrant's Story
The House on Mango Street Writing Activity
Citizenship Test I
Family History Project
More Popular Immigration Printables

Lesson Plans

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

Immigration & Pilgrims

Today's Pilgrim Worksheet
More Pilgrims – Teacher Resources

Immigration Activities for Reading & Language Arts

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
The House on Mango Street
The Keeping Quilt
Immigration Picture Prompts
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Quiz
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Projects
A Step from Heaven
More Popular Immigration Activities for Reading & Language Arts

Immigration Activities for Math Class

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

Art & Music Activities on Immigration

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

Immigration & Families Resources

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

Immigration Resources for History Class

Immigration Venn Diagram
The Statue of Liberty's History
Coming to America
1920's Timeline
Homesick: My Own Story
Chinese Working on the Railroad
Citizenship Test II
More Popular Immigration Resources for History Class

Geography Resources on Immigration

U.S.-Cuba Relations
Ethnic Concentrations in the United States
States in the U.S. That Received the Most Immigrants in 2001
U.S.-Cuba Relations Three Paragraph Essay Assessment
The Tale of Sacco and Vanzetti
St. Patrick's Day: More Dallas than Dublin
Homesick: My Own Story Projects
More Geography Resources on Immigration

References

Immigrant Population Locations in the U.S., 1997
Explanation of the Naturalization Process in the U.S.
Immigration to the U.S. 1901-1996
Foreign-Born Population in United States
Ancestry of U.S. Population by Rank, 2001
More Immigration References

Highlights

Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon
Join the Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon! Read each episode as it's re-released with newly revealed facts, behind-the-scenes illustrations, and the inside scoop. Make it official by pledging on the blog to read each chapter with Cosmoe. Your students will love following the exploits of these space travelers, and you'll love the educational elements that can easily be paired to the stories.

Handwashing Awareness
Kids are especially susceptible to contracting and spreading viruses during the winter months. Prevention starts with proper handwashing. Show students how to keep germs away.

March Calendar of Events
March is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: National School Breakfast Week (3/2-6), World Orphan Week (3/4-11), Boston Massacre (3/5/1770), Daylight Saving Time Begins (3/8), International Women's Day (3/8), Teen Tech Week (3/8-14), Pi Day (3/14), St. Patrick's Day (3/17), Spring Begins (3/20), Make Your Own Holiday Day (3/26), and World Theatre Day (3/27). Plus, celebrate Deaf History Month (3/15-4/15), Music In Our Schools Month, Women's History Month, and Youth Art Month!

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

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Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month. Talk to your students about the accomplishments women have made—as well as the adversity they have faced.

Teaching with Comics
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guide to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series, as found on Funbrain.com, will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stores.

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