ellisisland

A n   I m m i g r a n t 's   J o u r n e y
During the turn of the century, over a hundred years ago, immigrants
from many lands traveled to a New World in hopes of a better life.
Your task will be to travel back in time with your family
to uncover information about your amazing journey to America.


Together with your family create a STORY to tell...
Include these 3 things in your story:



1.
Why did you leave your homeland?
2. Describe the journey to America.
3. What was life like in America?



Online Resources

Ellis Island Website

The ELLIS ISLAND Experience as told by different immigrants.



Countries of Study


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S W E D E N

I R E L A N D

F R A N C E

G E R M A N Y

I T A L Y

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Photographs, Videos, and Documents


Immigrants at Ellis Island Silent Movie

Arrival of Immigrants at Ellis Island by Ship Silent Movie

Photographs of Immigration



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