Teaching students about ellis island

Explore the past

Today we are visiting Ellis Island. Before we start, write on Padlet below what you know about Ellis Island.

Let’s visit the island

  1. The picture was taken at Ellis Island in 2017

    Do the interactive tour of Ellis Island and make notes of what you learn for your blog post later.

  2. Do research on the Statue of liberty and write make some notes to use
  3. Do you have relatives who were on Ellis Island on their way to the land of opportunities? And the American Dream? If not explore Norwegian names and choose one to do the research.  Write about it on your blog post.
  4. Choose one of the 8 famous people who came to Ellis Island and write about that person on your blog.
  5. And your article with the American Dream. Why America is still the land of opportunity.

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