This resource, Immigration – Ellis Island – US History Informational Text, has SIX parts: The Early Days, 1892-1954 Gateway to the United States, The Immigrant Experience, Why They Came, From WWII to the Present and Ellis Island Name Change Myth.
In each part, students will have one page of informational text and then a page of multiple choice questions plus one essay question to assess understanding / comprehension. Answer Keys provided.
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Flesch-Kincaid Grade Levels of text within this resource: 7.6 – 9.2
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Help students get the most of any study on American Westward Expansion and the Pony Express! This resource provide themed pages that students can use to record information from class lessons, textbook reading or from their own research! Inspiring student creativity and productivity are the reasons behind the designing of this product. These pages are ready to use and flexible!
This resource about the life of U.S. historical figure, Daniel Boone, is an easy to use (print and go) Social Studies and Reading unit! The students will be given 2 pages of informational text. The text is historically accurate but needs to be proofread and corrected! Once corrections are made, they will be asked to answer several questions about the text (multiple choice and short answer).
If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more this is a great unit. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!
Teach students about the Pony Express, a business that lasted just 18 months during the American Westward Expansion (1860-1861). In this cross-curricular resource, students will learn the how, when, where and why behind this mail delivery system which stretched from St. Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California. They will also learn about the riders and horses that made it possible, how much it cost to use and how a new ‘telegraph’ system lead to the company’s closure.
This is a true cross-curricular unit as students will learn U.S. History while engaging in Geography (map work), Language Arts (comprehension, writing, dictionary work, research) and Math (word problems) activities. There are 4 passages about the Pony Express which are the foundation for all activities. Answer Keys are provided.