U.S. Immigration Unit

U.S. Immigration Unit
U.S. Immigration Unit
U.S. Immigration Unit
U.S. Immigration Unit
U.S. Immigration Unit
U.S. Immigration Unit
U.S. Immigration Unit
U.S. Immigration Unit
Created ByAmber Thomas
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Are you looking for a unit for Massachusetts Frameworks immigration standards? Do you want 2 weeks of fun activities that include music, drawing, food, math and writing, as well as an assessment? The 2018 version spreads them out a bit across the 5 regions, so if you want a more cohesive way to include this important concept for [4.T4]: “Explain that many different groups of people immigrated to the United States from other places voluntarily and some were brought to the United States against their will (as in the case of people of Africa) then check out this 2 week Immigration unit!

This packet contains:
✅ 10 days of lesson plans with multimodal activities and assessments
✅ 3 pages of events to practice chronology (answer key included)
✅ Labels for continents, countries, and directions for movement activity

✅ World Continents Coloring page with key
✅ World Travel Routes with two different world map views
✅ 2 European Map Reading Worksheets with latitude and longitude (answer key included)
✅ Asian and Central American map coloring pages
✅ 3 pages of sample flags (54 total) for drawing activity
✅ Immigration dramas rubric for peer evaluations
✅ Immigration Writing Prompt with 3 versions (2 for scaffolded writing) and an answer key
✅ Immigration Test Study Guide
✅ Cultural Foods Event Parent Letter(s) including preparation and dietary allowance information
✅ Cultural Foods Event Thank You Notes
✅ Immigration Test (double sided multiple choice and open response paragraph, answer key included)

What Learners will Love This Unit?

✅ Kids who love music

✅ Aspiring actors who love to be the center of attention

✅ Kids who take pride in their drawings

✅ Students who need support with language and writing

✅ Logical thinkers who like to calculate and organize

✅ Travel enthusiasts who are interested in a global perspective

✅ Kids who like to get up and move

You Will Need:

► Nonfiction text about immigration. I used Coming To America: The Story of Immigration by Betsy Maestro and Susannah Ryan however other texts can be substituted.The flags in this packet correlate with the countries from this text. I’ve included additional flags for underrepresented countries with large populations.

► Photocopies of student pages

► Map of the world to display

► Globes (at least 1)

► String

► 7 pieces of 9x17 green construction paper

► 2 or 3 Sentence Strips

► 4x6 index cards

► Country word searches and other activity sheets just for fun, for kids who finish their work early

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Total Pages
42 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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