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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.

Printables

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

Lesson Plans

Immigrants' Experiences
An Immigrant's Story
Multicultural Statue of Liberty
Immigrant Families
U.S. Place Names Show Our Diversity
Lee Yick: Fighting Racism
Country of Origin Comparison
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
Homesick: My Own Story
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Quiz
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Projects
Immigration Picture Prompts
More Popular Immigration Activities for Reading & Language Arts

Immigration Activities for Math Class

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

Immigration Resources for History Class

Immigration Venn Diagram
1920's Timeline
Coming to America
Facts About Immigration
The Pilgrim Story
Citizenship Test II
Katerina's Wish Curriculum Guide
More Popular Immigration Resources for History Class

Geography Resources on Immigration

My Trip to America
Saving Kabul Corner Curriculum Guide
U.S.-Cuba Relations
Ethnic Concentrations in the United States
U.S.-Cuba Relations Three Paragraph Essay Assessment
St. Patrick's Day: More Dallas than Dublin
The Tale of Sacco and Vanzetti
More Geography Resources on Immigration

References

Chinese Working on the Railroad
Ancestry of U.S. Population by Rank, 2001
Foreign-Born Population in United States
Immigration to the U.S. 1901-1996
States in the U.S. That Received the Most Immigrants in 2001
Immigrant Population Locations in the U.S., 1997
Explanation of the Naturalization Process in the U.S.
More Immigration References

Highlights

Children's Choice Book Awards
We love books! Encourage students to vote for their favorite children's book, author, and illustrator of the year at Funbrain and Poptropica. Teens can make their picks too. Read the complete list of nominated books, as well as related activities, and get voting!

Videos
Do your students love videos? We have a growing collection of videos (including related activities) for holidays and events, including: Earth Day, women's history, Memorial Day, Independence Day, slavery & the Civil War, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, and American History. Enjoy!

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: Library Week (4/12-18), Volunteer Week (4/12-18), 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.

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