This Google product contains the fifth of five lessons from the Immigration and Industry period from 1865 to 1914 in the United States.
- Compare the 'new immigrants' of the late 1800s to earlier immigrants.
- Explain the push and pull factors leading immigrants to America.
- Describe the challenges that immigrants faced establishing new lives in America.
- Analyze how immigrants adapted to American life while contributing to American culture.
Lesson includes the following:
1. The New Immigrants presentation - (16 slides, 1 video, 2 charts, and 7 pictures)
- New Immigrants Seek Better Lives
- Optimism and the Immigrant Experience
- Social Issues Affecting Immigrants
- Immigrants Affect American Society
2. Student Notes for presentation - Form
- 5 questions
- Assign this at the beginning of the presentation.
- Students will follow along and complete the sentences on the form.
- They will submit for easy grading.
3. Reading comprehension questions on a form.
- 7 questions
- Includes text of the lesson
4. Short answer questions on a doc.
- 5 questions
- Students will summarize, draw conclusions, identify cause and effect, draw inferences, and analyze a political cartoon.
5. Interactive Gallery: Immigration and Immigrant Contributions to American Culture
- This product is a Google form and doc linked to two interactive galleries: immigration factors and immigrant contributions to American culture in the late 1870 to 1910.
- Students can answer the 12 reading comprehension questions on the form while exploring the push pull factors of immigration from Asian, Latin America, Northern and Western European countries in the interactive gallery.
- Then answer the 6 reading comprehension questions while analyzing immigrant contributions to American culture in another interactive gallery.
- Finally, students can answer the 6 short answer questions on the doc.
- Students will learn about:
- Compare and contrast the immigration patterns of different groups over time
- Chart comparing immigration from northern and western Europe from 1870 to 1910
- Contributions of the following immigrants:
- Irving Berlin
- Joseph Pulitzer
- Mary Antin
- John Muir
- Isaac Asimov
- Nikola Tesla
This product is editable and the questions and answer options have been shuffled on the forms.
This is lesson number 5 out of 5 US: Immigration and Industry (1865-1914)
1. Innovation Boosts Growth
2. Challenges Faced by the South in the late 1800's
3. Big Business Rises
4. The Organized Labor Movement
5. The New Immigrants
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