Teach your students the different between literary points of view with this engaging historical fiction story bundle! Your students will learn about living conditions aboard an immigrant steamship on its maiden voyage to the United States. These stories show the stark contrast between first class, second class, and steerage conditions. Generate discussion, deepen reading comprehension and take your students on a journey to 1909!
This bundle includes:
•A short historical fiction story for discussing point of view
•Student research and response pages
• A student writing extension
•A teacher guide
•A printable PDF version and a PDF for student digital use (NOTE: "Across the Ocean"-the second person product- does not include a PDF for digital use)
Stories included in this bundle:
•First Person: Immigration Investigator On Board the S.S. Cleveland (Steerage)
- Explore steerage conditions through the eyes of an undercover U.S. immigration investigator!
•Second Person: Across the Ocean (2nd Class & Steerage)
- Your students can explore steerage and 2nd class accommodations as though they were the main characters, written in the style of a Choose Your Own Adventure™!
• Second/Third Person Limited: A Swedish Immigrant-Luxury on the S.S. Cleveland (1st Class)
-Explore 1st class accommodations with Aleida, a young Swedish immigrant! The narrator limits us to her point of view and includes one of her letters, written in second-person point of view.
•Third Person Limited: An Italian Immigrant-A Day on the S.S. Cleveland (Steerage)
- Experience steerage conditions from a narrator who limits the reader to the perspective of Corina, a young Italian immigrant.
•Third Person Omniscient: A Jewish Immigrant-Hope on the S.S. Cleveland (2nd Class)
-Follow Mendel, a young Jewish immigrant, as the narrator explains 2nd class conditions from his perspective and the perspective of those around him.
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