Coming to Ellis Island. Miss Alexis Hyde 4 th Grade Minoa Elementary. New York State Standards. NYS Learning Standard #1 : History of the United States and New York
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Miss Alexis Hyde
-Key Idea 1: The study of New York State and United States history requires an analysis of the development of American culture, its diversity and multicultural context, and the ways people are unified by many values, practices, and traditions.
-Performance Indicator: Know the roots of American culture, its development from many different traditions, and the ways many people from a variety of groups and backgrounds played a role in creating it.
-Students will be able to identify and locate Ellis Island.
-Students will be able to identify what an immigrant is.
-Students will be able to identify the process of becoming a U.S. citizen at Ellis Island.
…..it’s the year 1892 and you arrive at Ellis Island
…..you know little or no English and have been on a cramped boat with little food and terrible conditions. Your family has come to American seeking freedom.
A person who leaves one country to settle permanently in another.
What are some possible countries immigrants came from??
Doctors stood at the top of the stairs looking for anyone that was having a difficult time or seemed to be sick or diseased.
What would happen if you were suspected of being sick or disabled?
The immigrants being sent back were sent to dormitories to wait for the steam boat