Do you teach a unit on Immigration? Looking for an authentic, active and engaging writing project to enrich your curriculum? Designed specifically for second, third and fourth graders, students will practice social skills in addition to non-fiction writing, letter writing and penmanship. The complete process reinforces the concept that people from around the world still choose to come to America for opportunity and freedom. Teacher-tested tips throughout.
*Parent Communication – email ideas and hard copies
*Interview Sheet – simple enough for this age group but valuable enough to learn a lot of information
*Writing Word Bank – words most commonly used in this project
*Draft Template – fully editable for teacher or student use
*Final Draft Paper with room for a photo
* Thank you letter/card and reminders about letter format
* Teacher models and student work
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