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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.


Immigrants' Experiences Worksheet
Ellis Island
Citizenship Test
An Immigrant's Story
Katerina's Wish Curriculum Guide
Saving Kabul Corner Curriculum Guide
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
Lee Yick: Fighting Racism
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
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
The Keeping Quilt
The House on Mango Street Writing Activity
Homesick: My Own Story
Immigration Picture Prompts
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Projects
More Popular Immigration Activities for Reading & Language Arts

Immigration Activities for Math Class

U.S. Immigration
Immigration Research
Graphing Ancestry Groups
Statue of Liberty Math
Country Facts
Math and Ethnic Origins
Immigrant Statistics
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
Eve Bunting: A Teacher's Guide to Her Books
My History
Karen Cushman's Novels: A Discussion Guide
The Importance of Wings Discussion Guide
More Immigration & Families Resources

Immigration Resources for History Class

St. Patrick's Day: More Dallas than Dublin
Citizenship Test I
Triangle Shirtwaist Company
Immigration Venn Diagram
Coming to America
The Statue of Liberty's History
Citizenship Test II
More Popular Immigration Resources for History Class

Geography Resources on Immigration

Ethnic Concentrations in the United States
My Trip to America
U.S.-Cuba Relations
The Tale of Sacco and Vanzetti
U.S.-Cuba Relations Three Paragraph Essay Assessment
Homesick: My Own Story Projects
States in the U.S. That Received the Most Immigrants in 2001
More Geography Resources on Immigration


1920's Timeline
Immigration to the U.S. 1901-1996
Foreign-Born Population in United States
Chinese Working on the Railroad
Ancestry of U.S. Population by Rank, 2001
Immigrant Population Locations in the U.S., 1997
Explanation of the Naturalization Process in the U.S.
More Immigration References
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April Calendar of Events
April is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: April Fool's Day (begins 4/1), Passover (begins sundown 4/3), Easter (4/5), Name Yourself Day (4/9), Encourage a Young Writer Day (4/10), Library Week (4/12-18), Volunteer Week (4/12-18), Holocaust Remembrance Day (begins sundown 4/15), Poison Prevention Week (4/15-21), Earth Day (4/22), Tell a Story Day (4/27), International Jazz Day (4/30). Plus, celebrate Deaf History Month (3/15-4/15), Mathematics Education Month, National Poetry Month, and Youth Sports Safety Month!

Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), 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 stories.

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.