Choose a country from which people emigrate to the United States, research it, and then answer the fact (When was the first “wave” of immigrants to the United States from this country?) and opinion (If you lived in that country, would you immigrate to the United States?) questions.
Use this 'Book: Letters from Rifka (middle/high school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Letters from Rifka (middle/high school)'. Vocabulary review, geography, short answer comprehension, and essay questions to review Karen Hesse's touching story, told via a Jewish girl's letters to her cousin as she moves across Europe in an effort to emigrate to America.
Use this 'Book: Molly's Pilgrim (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Molly's Pilgrim (upper elem)'. The pages for this book unit include: 1 page of background information and suggested activities and discussion topics; a writing activity on moving to a new country; a writing activity about a time when you felt that you were different from others; an story boarding activity; a compare and contrast activity including Venn Diagram; templates for differentiated activities choices; and templates for rubrics and scoring student work; a word search and answer key. (11 pages)