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Immigrating to America- A Young Girl's Story - Primary Source Reading Passage

Immigrating to America- A Young Girl's Story - Primary Source Reading Passage
Immigrating to America- A Young Girl's Story - Primary Source Reading Passage
Immigrating to America- A Young Girl's Story - Primary Source Reading Passage
Immigrating to America- A Young Girl's Story - Primary Source Reading Passage
Immigrating to America- A Young Girl's Story - Primary Source Reading Passage
Immigrating to America- A Young Girl's Story - Primary Source Reading Passage
Immigrating to America- A Young Girl's Story - Primary Source Reading Passage
Immigrating to America- A Young Girl's Story - Primary Source Reading Passage
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"We came on a steamship in a very dark place that smelt dreadfully. There were hundreds of other people packed in with us, men, women and children, and almost all of them were sick. It took us twelve days to cross the sea, and we thought we should die."

This gripping NO PREP primary source reading passage and response worksheet will provide students with a first-hand account of life as a new immigrant. The reading passage examines the increase of immigration to America following the Civil War and explains the reasons for immigration and the hardships faced by immigrants. Then, students read the primary source account of thirteen-year-old Sadie Frowne, who travels to America with her mother following the sudden death of her father. Shortly after arriving in America Sadie's mother dies, leaving her on her own. She accepts a job in a dangerous sweatshop to make ends meet. Students follow her through the endless, hazardous work day. The passage is sure to leave your students with an unforgettable understanding of the hardships faced by immigrants arriving in America.

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