This United States Immigration Unit is six lessons with worksheets to accompany each. The unit is designed for an eighth grade social studies classroom and includes lessons covering:
Why America? Push or Pull?
Old Way v. New Way
Nativist Movement; New Immigrants; Quotas and Immigration Act of 1924
"New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus
The Industrial Society - outline
"Oh, Danny Boy!" St. Patrick's Day lesson.
Each lesson has worksheets and keys (if applicable). The unit corresponds directly with the PowerPoint presentation that is presented on this site. This unit is ready to print and implement. It takes 6 class days.