Dig deep into the content of the mid-1800’s while your students explore the essential question “How did immigrants contribute to the growth of the United States” with readings and Doodle Notes.
Students will begin this lesson with vocabulary development. Word Wall terms and a vocabulary activity are included. They will then read a background essay and discuss three immigrant groups’ contributions to the United States – the Germans, the Irish and the Chinese while completing Doodle Notes. After they have completed the “Stop and Discuss” questions embedded into the essay, they will process their learning with either a consensus circle or character map activity.
It includes simplified readings, discussion opportunities, Word Wall Terms and sentence stems.
When you purchase this activity, you will receive:
-Word Wall Terms and a Vocabulary Pyramid Activity to help build vocabulary
-a 2 page background essay on “Immigration to the United States” in the mid-1800’s. These readings have been simplified for ELL students.
–Stop and Discuss questions embedded into the content readings
–Doodle Notes for a graphic organizer
–Two different processing activities: Consensus Circle or Character Maps
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(21) Citizenship. The student understands the importance of the expression of different points of view in a constitutional republic. The student is expected to:
(A) identify different points of view of political parties and interest groups on important historical issues;
(22) Citizenship. The student understands the importance of effective leadership in a constitutional republic. The student is expected to:
(B) describe the contributions of significant political, social, and military leaders of the United States
(23) Culture. The student understands the relationships between and among people from various groups, including racial, ethnic, and religious groups, during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. The student is expected to:
(A) identify racial, ethnic, and religious groups that settled in the United States and explain their reasons for immigration;
(B) explain how urbanization contributed to conflicts resulting from differences in religion, social class, and political beliefs;
(D) analyze the contributions of people of various racial, ethnic, and religious groups to our national identity; and
(E) identify the political, social, and economic contributions of women to American society.
(28) Science, technology, and society. The student understands the impact of scientific discoveries and technological innovations on daily life in the United States. The student is expected to:
(A) compare the effects of scientific discoveries and technological innovations that have influenced daily life in different periods in U.S. history; and
(B) identify examples of how industrialization changed life in the United States.
(29) Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired through established research methodologies from a variety of valid sources, including technology. The student is expected to:
(A) differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as media and news services, biographies, interviews, and artifacts to acquire information about the United States;
(B) analyze information by applying absolute and relative chronology through sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions;
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