Electronic Field Trips
Ellis Island Unit

Lesson Two
Immigration Explorations, Part I

  • Brief Description
  • Objectives
  • Materials and Resources
  • Activity Description
  • Internet Resources

  • Brief Description

        Students visit a number of sites on immigration that were created by other children. These sites will provide models for students to complete their own research. While students visit the sites they should evaluate the sorts of research students carried out to create their site, how they structured the site, what sort of information and graphics they included, etc. The list of criteria students develop from their research will guide them in conducting their research and constructing their site. Up to Contents of this Page

        Given internet sites students will:

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    Materials and Resources Needed

    1. Internet resources: See our list of sites on immigration and Ellis Island below.
    2. Hardware requirements: PC or Macintosh and monitor; modem and phone line.
    3. Software requirements: Netscape.
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    Activity Description

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    Internet Resources

      Student Produced Resources

      Other Resources on Ellis Island

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