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What's In a Phrase? Finding Historical Understandings in an Immigrant Guidebook

In this activity students analyze a Chinese-English phrasebook from the late nineteenth/early twentieth century. Students match phrases from the textbook to specific historical understandings, write their own historical understanding, and then [...]

A Country within a Country: Understanding San Francisco's Chinatown

In this activity, students use a range of primary and secondary sources about San Francisco's Chinatown (1880s-1920) to explore what the community meant to residents and to outsiders.

A Country Within a Country Activity worksheet

This worksheet helps students analyze evidence from the Country Within a Country activity.

Reformers versus Residents in Five Points: A Role Play

In this activity students learn about the religious, class, and ethnic tensions between reformers and residents in the working-class Irish immigrant neighborhood of Five Points. Students research roles of a Protestant reformer and two Irish women [...]

The Pay Envelope worksheets

These worksheets help students complete "The Play Envelope: A Role Play." The worksheets set up the role play, help students organize their characters' talking points, and help students assess the success of the final role play as it is performed.

Debating Immigration Restriction Character worksheets

These worksheets help students analyze primary sources and cite evidence supporting various perspectives in the early 20th century debate over immigration restriction.

Vocabulary for The Journal of Sean Sullivan

This is a basic vocabulary list to use with this book. There are other words and terms that your students may want to add in the space provided at the end.

Theme Team Worksheets for The Journal of Sean Sullivan

This set of worksheets provides reading questions and writing tasks that cover five themes (work, corruption, tensions among immigrant groups, conflict with Indians, boomtowns) found in the historical fiction book, The Journal of Sean Sullivan.

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Constitution Worksheet

This worksheet helps students to analyze excerpts from the LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) constitution for meaning, language, and tone.

Immigrants by the Numbers Elementary worksheets

These worksheets are designed for elementary students to use in the activity "Immigrants by the Numbers". For the teacher's convenience, a key is provided.