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Read and Color
            Famous Immigrants

Reading Comprehensions
     Immigrants All (Grades 2-3)
     I Am an Immigrant (Grades 2-4)
     Immigrant Children at Work (Grades 4-6)
     Why Do Immigrants Come Here? (Grades 4-6)
     Immigrant Children at Play (Grades 4-6)
     Immigrant Cooking in America (Grades 4-6)
     Home Sweet Home for an Immigrant (Grades 4-6)
     Why Some Immigrants Went Home (Grades 4-6)
     Immigrant Children at School (Grades 4-6)
     Challenges Immigrants Face (Grades 4-6)
     The Contributions of Immigrants (Grades 4-7)
     Famous Immigrants (Grades 5-6)
     How Immigrants Lived (Grades 5-7)
     Antonio - an Italian Immigrant (Grades 5-7)
     Illegal Immigrants (Grades 5-7)
     Who Were the First Immigrants in America? (Grades 5-8)
     Immigrants Against Their Will (Grades 5-9)
     Chinese Immigrants and the California Gold Rush (Grades 6-8)
     Life as an Immigrant (Grades 6-8)
     Young Immigrants and Crime in Germany - What Is the Connection? (Grades 6-8)
     Sports Heroes Who Were Immigrants (Grades 6-8)
     A Day Without Immigrants (Grades 6-8)
     Why Do Immigrants Come to the United States Today? (Grades 6-8)
     Life as an Immigrant (Grades 6-8)
     From Immigrant to Citizen (Grades 7-9)
     Crime and Young Immigrants in Germany - What is the Connection? (Grades 9-12)

What Would You Do?
     If You Were An Immigrant in 1893 (Grade 6-8)

Literature Book Units
     The Colors of Freedom: Immigrant Stories (Grades 9-12)

Read and Color Books
            Coming To America
            Solphie Goes to School in America
            The Golden Door: Ellis Island

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 3-5)
     Leif Ericson
(Grades 6-8)
     Al Capone
     Carl Sandburg: Champion of the Working Class
     Emma Lazarus
     Emma Lazarus
     Ethnic Smorgasbord
     J.R.R. Tolkien
     Jacob Riis
     Julia Richman
     Linda Sue Park: Family History Uncovered
     Pam Munoz Ryan--Ethnic Smorgasbord
     Paul Revere
     The Great Johnny U.
(Grades 9-12)
     Andy Warhol, the Prince of Pop

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     Labor Day
(Grades 6-8)
     Celebrating Black Poetry
     I'm a Proud American!
     The Edible Cup
     The Statue of Liberty: A Welcome Sight!

(Grades 3-5)
     A Changing Workforce
     Angel Island
     Changing Communities
     Election Issues
     Industrial Revolution
     Olympic Ski Jumping
     Olympic Speed Skating
     Patty the Pizza Princess
     Reasons for Regions
     The Erie Canal
     Touring the United States Regions
     Welcome to America
     What's In a Name?
(Grades 6-8)
     2008 Election Issues
     9/11 Hero: Father Mychal Judge
     A Brief History of Pizza
     A Great Wide Land
     American Musicians
     Baseball Cards
     Becoming a Citizen
     Books Tell the Story
     Boris Goldovsky
     Changing Your Name on Ellis Island
     Deadwood, South Dakota: Legendary Black Hills Landmark
     Draft Law and Riots
     Economy of the Midwest Region
     Eleanor Roosevelt - From Wallflower to Activist
     Election 2008 - The Issues
     Elian Gonzalez
     Ellis Island - Gateway to America, Part 1
     Ellis Island - Gateway to America, Part 2
     Ellis Island of the West - Angel Island
     Ellis Island
     En Garde!
     Escaping Starvation in Holland
     Escaping Terrorism in the Philippines
     Fame Can Be Found in Many Ways
     Finding Religious Freedom
     Gateway to a New World - Ellis Island
     History of the Midwest Region, Part 1
     History of the Midwest Region, Part 2
     Hull House
     Immigrating by Boat
     Indentured Servants
     Industrial Revolution
     Industrialization and Immigration
     Jean Learns About National Symbols and Holidays
     Lady Liberty Gets a Makeover!
     Legal Immigration vs. Illegal Immigration
     Life Stories - Slave Narratives
     Markus Zusak
     Melting Pot, Salad Bowl, or Ethnic Stew?
     Mexican Immigration
     Middle Atlantic Region's History and People, Part 1
     Middle Atlantic Region's History and People, Part 2
     Money for the New Country
     Mrs. Wesley: Learning about Immigration
     National Urban League
     New England Region: Its History and People, Part 1
     New England Region: Its History and People, Part 2
     New Orleans
     On a Ship to the New World
     Passing the Tests at Ellis Island
     Paul Fleischman
     Pikes Peak: The Most Visited Mountain in North America
     Pizza For Sale
     Red Summer - A Season of Fear
     The Alien and Sedition Acts
     The Blackfoot: Bison Hunters
     The Blackfoot: Bison Hunters
     The Chinese Exclusion Act
     The Color of Fear - America's "Red Scare"
     The Empire State Building
     The Gang's All Here!
     The Green Card
     The History of Curling
     The Irish Potato Famine
     The Middle Colonies
     The Roman Republic
     The Sioux Wars
     The Southern Colonies
     The Transcontinental Railroad
     The Unsinkable Titanic
     They Reached for the Stars and Became One
     Through the Golden Door Immigration in the 1890s, Part 2
     Through the Golden Door-Immigration in the 1890s, Pt. 2
     United States Border Patrol
     What Is a Citizen?
     What is a Visa?
     What is Immigration?
     Why Did Russians Come to America?
     Why Do People Immigrate?
     William Kurelek
     Yearning to Breathe Free Immigration in the 1890s, Part 1
     Yearning to Breathe Free-Immigration in the 1890s, Pt. 1
(Grades 9-12)
     Ambrose Bierce
     Ambrose Bierce
     Ambrose Bierce
     Amelia Mary Earhart
     America: A Melting Pot of Cultures
     America, At Whose Cost?
     Arthur Miller
     Grace Abbott: Child Labor Activist
     Immigration and the United States Economy
     Janet Bode
     Joseph Heller
     Justice Sees Red - The Case of Sacco and Vanzetti, Part 1
     Justice Sees Red - The Case of Sacco and Vanzetti, Part 2
     Languages of the Spanish World
     Looking for Happy Endings America in the 1890s
     O. Henry (William Sydney Porter)
     Pull Factors in Immigration
     Push Factors in Immigration
     Rails across America - CP Conquers the Mountains
     Rails across America - UP in Indian Territory
     The "Japanese Problem" of WWII - A Struggle of Fear and Freedom
     The Great American Newspaper War, Part 1 - Rise of the Giants
     The Know Nothing Party
     The Know Nothing Party
     United States Immigration Laws 1900-1960
     United States Immigration Laws 1960-2001
     United States Immigration Laws in the 18th and 19th Centuries
     Where's the Party? - Prohibition and the Mood of the Roaring Twenties
     Why Did the Cubans Come to America?
     Why Did the Germans Come to America?
     Why Did the Irish Come to America?
     William "Boss" Tweed - How to Make Money in Politics

(Grades 6-8)
     A Hunger for History
     Tyler Morgan's Evening Job

(no assigned grade level)
(Grades 3-5)
     Statue of Liberty
(Grades 6-8)
     "The Wild West"
     A Brief History of North Dakota
     Argentina - Culture
     Brazil - History
     Canada - Daily Life
     Idaho: The Gem State
     Indonesia - Culture
     Kenya - History
     New York State
     Walking in Their Footsteps: Tracing Maryland's Early Settlements
     William Penn Gets Land Grant From King
(Grades 9-12)
     Chile - History
     Guyana - History

Finish the Story
     Erin Comes to Ellis Island (Grade 3-6)
     Crossing the Ocean to America (Grade 4-6)

Reluctant Reader Books
     HI is for Hawaii (Grade 3-5)
     History of Country Music (Grade 4-6)
     Landmarks of the United States (Grade 4-6)
     ND is for North Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     NY is for New York (Grade 4-6)
     OK is for Oklahoma (Grade 4-6)
     PA is for Pennsylvania (Grade 4-6)
     Pizza (Grade 5-8)


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