Ellis island activities for kids

Engage your kids with fun and educational activities related to Ellis Island. Explore exciting ways to teach them about immigration and American history while having a great time together.
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The history of the United States is a history of immigration and immigrants, stretching back tens of thousands of years. But one of the most well-known periods of immigration to the United States happened during the late 1800s and early 1900s and involved Ellis Island in the New York City harbor. The first post in this series is about nonfiction resources for teaching about US immigration. This post provides a quick overview of some of my favorite historical fiction books and memoirs for…

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Teaching students about immigration can be fun and engaging for your students! We always kick off this unit with a study on different cultures from around the world. You can find more information about these lessons in our culture blog post. After the culture unit we learn the key points below: 1. Definition of immigration. 2. The history of Ellis Island. 3. The why's and how's of immigration. 4. The influences of immigration on American culture. Below you will find books on the topic of…

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