LESSON PLANS :
Exile and immigration - a lesson plan + answers
Ideas for E.L.L.s | Candidates for U.S. President on the Topic of Immigration by LARRY FERLAZZO
Immigration - a lesson plan
"This lesson is based on the topic of immigration. It can be a sensitive topic, which may generate strong opinions.
Students are asked to discuss the reasons that people migrate, write a poem about immigration and try to put themselves in the position of a recent immigrant. They will also discuss opinions about different aspects of migration."
Level: B1 +
Time: 60 - 90 minutes
Materials: Immigration lesson plan, student worksheet and discussion cards
Syrian Journey: Choose your own route
"If you were fleeing Syria for Europe, what choices would you make for you and your family?
Take our journey to understand the real dilemmas the migrants face."
Teaching resources and worksheets for use in Australian classrooms
Questions and Answers about Refugees, Migrants and Indigenous
Empire Windrush Unit
"The idea of this unit stems from a text given for the Baccalaureat
on June 2004, extracted from "And Justice There Was None"
by Deborah Crombie, 2002.
Along with the study of this text, I created a few activities to help
the students understand the circumstances of the arrival of the newcomers,
and the difficulties they might have faced to settle in their new
It was particularly important for me to go further as I teach in the
Caribbean island of Martinique which is located between two islands
of the British Commonwealth, namely St Lucia and Dominica. This was
therefore a great opportunity for me to teach my students about the
history of their region..."
(Laurence Bernard - Ac. Martinique)
- Ellis Island and Immigration
"Une séquence pédagogique de 53 pages avec des tableaux très complets, de nombreux documents allant des photos aux articles de presse
permettant une variété de tâches et d'activités qui constituent un bel exemple de pédagogie dans l'esprit du CECRL."
The Tenement Museum: Education
Interactive activities about immigration and lesson plans
"Invite students to learn about immigration by studying the stories of 97 Orchard Street in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, home to nearly seven thousand working class immigrants. Students will learn about the challenges those immigrants faced in making a new life, working for a better future, and starting a family with limited means. The lesson plans, available for elementary, middle, and high school, use everyday objects, primary sources, and oral histories to help students learn and understand immigration history..." (Education World)
"Adaptée d’une vidéo libre de droit de 1946 intitulée "Immigration" et disponible dans son intégralité [00:10:22] sur the Internet Archive ,
cette séance de niveau A2/B1 consiste à restituer la chronologie des grandes vagues d’immigration vers les Etats-Unis de 1789 au début du 20è siècle. Elle s’appuie sur le début de la vidéo de [00:00:00] à [00:02:48]."
- Immigration - Fiches d'activités pédagogiques :
/ Niveau collège / Niveau lycée
- Coming to America: Immigration
Builds a Nation
"Discover the United States all over again as you introduce
your students to the two major waves of immigration that
brought 34 million people to our nation's shores and spurred the greatest
period of national change and growth."
- Ellis Island - a webquest - Niveau 3ème
Sent by Géraldine Guiot (Ac. Orléans-Tours)
- Ellis Island Webquest : PDF - WORD - with answers
+ Immigration - Writing : PDF - with answers
sent by Isabelle AZAÏS (Ac. Toulouse)
Why the USA still is "the land of opportunity" to foreigners