This product is great when studying Immigration, Ellis Island, Angel Island, and/or Westward Expansion. Several standards from 3rd to 5th grade are covered.
-Teacher directions of how to use in the classroom
-2 page Ellis Island reading passage
-Ellis Island reading passage comprehension questions
-2 page Angel Island reading passage
-Angel Island reading passage comprehension questions
-Venn Diagram to compare Ellis Island and Angel Island
-Design a Brochure directions & rubric: This summative assessment uses Bloom’s highest order of thinking – Creating. Applying their evidence from the reading passages, students are given directions (and a checklist to use) to create a brochure for one of the immigration centers, while providing text evidence and illustrations.
-2 page Brochure Template
This is a great activity to practice comparison of texts and getting ready for Common Core assessments.
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