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What's In a Phrase? worksheet

This worksheet helps students analyze a Chinese-English phrasebook by matching phrases to specific historical understandings. This worksheet accompanies the activity "What's In a Phrase? Finding Historical Understandings in an Immigrant Guidebook." [...]

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.

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.

Analysis Worksheet: Debating Immigration Restriction Images

This worksheet is designed to help students compare and contrast a political cartoon and a propaganda poster about immigration and restriction from the early twentieth century.

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.

Active Viewing: Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl "Setting the Scene" worksheet

This worksheet is designed to help students focus on the information presented during the first two minutes of the Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl documentary.

Working Conditions for Factory Girls: Matching worksheet

This worksheet helps students understand the difficult and dangerous working conditions that young female workers experienced in garment factories during the early twentieth century. Students must match quotes from women who worked in garment [...]

1877: The Grand Army of Starvation Viewer's Guide: Close Reading Worksheet

This worksheet helps students to undertake a close reading of a section (pages 4-7) of the 1877: The Grand Army of Starvation Viewer's Guide, which accompanies the 30-minute ASHP documentary of the same name.

"Life in the Shop" Analysis Worksheet

This worksheet helps students to determine the central ideas and information in "Life in the Shop": The Story of an Immigrant Garment Worker.