A Second grade unit on Immigration,
The Statue of Liberty
Ellis Island

Unit Rationale and Goals:
This unit is designed to teach students about the European immigrant experience during the late 19th century and early 20th century. The unit is also designed to help students develop an empathetic view of the immigrant experience and to understand our connections to immigrants past and present.
Students will understand reasons people immigrated to the United States. Students will know the importance of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty to immigration. Students will develop an empathetic view of the immigrant experience.
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