Tempest Tossed After Ellis Island

GeoHistory
GeoSTEM
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students examine the migration of people to the United States during the time of Ellis Island and the basic economics of their lives as American immigrants.
Author: 
Julie Leckman
Grade Range: 
7 and High School
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
11: The patterns and networks of economic interdependence