One of the lessons discovered at the Scholastic site is geared towards researching the effects of immigration on American history and culture. The lessons can be taught during a 2 week period and all necessary materials are included. Take a virtual trip to Ellis Island.
Examples of provided discussion starters are:
Who were some famous immigrants that made important contributions to America?
What are some controversial issues surrounding immigration today?
What are some reasons people immigrate?
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