Minnesota Immigration Journal (Early 1900s)

Minnesota Immigration Journal (Early 1900s)
Minnesota Immigration Journal (Early 1900s)
Minnesota Immigration Journal (Early 1900s)
Minnesota Immigration Journal (Early 1900s)
Minnesota Immigration Journal (Early 1900s)
Minnesota Immigration Journal (Early 1900s)
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Minnesota Immigration Journal

This activity is designed to allow students to write a five paragraph essay about European immigration to Minnesota in a creative way. This lesson plan is a great conclusion activity to a unit on immigration to the United States during the early 1900s.

Students take role of a European moving to Minnesota during the early 1900s Students will use the following website to gather information about Minnesota during the early 1900s.

Mining in Minnesota (Iron Range)
http://www.miningartifacts.org/IndexMinnesotaMiningHistory.html

Forests, Fields, Falls, Connecting Minnesota
http://www.mnhs.org/forestsfieldsfalls

Bring Warm Clothes Video (Horace Glenn)
http://www.mnvideovault.org/search_results.php?q=Bring+warm+clothes

The websites are very student friendly. The student handout will guide students through the five paragraph essay format. Each paragraph will focus on a different topic such as:

Why you are leaving Europe
Transoceanic crossing
The train ride to Minnesota
Working in a iron mine
Working as a lumberjack

All of the Minnesota lesson plans listed below are in my Minnesota History Webquests and Lesson Plan Collection

Individual Minnesota History Lesson Plans:

African Americans History in Minnesota
Civil War: Dred Scott Decision in 6 Minutes Video Worksheet
Dred Scott: Slavery and Freedom Webquest
The Duluth Lynching Webquest/Lesson Plan
African Americans: Lena Smith and Housing Segregation Laws Video Webquest

Industrialization and Immigration in Minnesota
James J. Hill in Six Minutes Video Worksheet
Industrialization and the Minnesota Iron Range PowerPoint
Minnesota Mining Webquest: Iron Range
Great Lakes’ Shipping History Webquest
Industrialization in the 1800s: Industry and Farming in Minnesota
Industrialization: Early 1900s Logging and Logging Camps Webquest
Laura Ingalls Wilder Biographical Webquest
Minnesota Immigration Journal (Early 1900s)
Lindberg Files the Atlantic 1927 Primary Source Worksheet

Mapping Minnesota/Geography
Mapping Minnesota and the Midwest
Great Lakes in 4 Minutes Video Worksheet

Minnesota History Early 1800s
Fort Snelling Webquest
The Fur Trade 1600s to Early 1800s Webquest
Rivers and Canals 1800s American Transportation Webquest

Native American History in Minnesota
Jeffers Petroglyphs Minnesota
Mississippian Culture PowerPoint
Native Americans: Mississippian Mound Building Culture Webquest
The Upper Mississippi’s Buried Past Webquest (Archeology)
Ojibwa/Chippewa/Anishinabe Webquest
Ojibwa, Anishinabe, Chippewa Daily Life Journal
Sioux/Lakota/Dakota/Nakota Webquest
Dakota or Sioux Journal Activity: The Fur Trade 1830
Dakota Conflict/US Dakota War of 1862 Webquest

Please check out my entire collection of webquests and worksheets at the following:
American History, World History, and Geography Collection (History Wizard)
American History and United States Geography Collection (History Wizard)

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