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Stop 1 The Arrival - NETS-T-Reynolds

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Stop 1 The Arrival - NETS-T-Reynolds

    http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/immigration/tour/index.htmStop 1: The Arrival

    Click on the audio link

    Listen to the oral account of Lawrence Meinwald, Poland, age 6 and respond

    to the question:

    Why do you think Lawrence becomes overcome with emotion so many years after he emigrated to America? Be sure to give a reason to support your opinion.Stop 2: The Baggage Room

    Click on the audio link

    Listen to the oral account of Manny Steen, age 19 from Ireland and respond to

    the questions:

    What does Manny say a tender (noun) is?

    How does Manny describe his treatment and the conditions upon arriving to Ellis Island?

    Stop 3: Stairways to the Great Hall

    Click on the audio link

    Listen to the second oral account of Lawrence Meinwald, Poland, age 6 and

    respond to the following questions:

    When Lawrence’s father was in line, he was marked with white chalk. Why did they mark Lawrence’s father with the chalk?

    Why do you think that some of the immigrants would wipe off the chalk mark? Be sure to support your opinion with a reason.

    Click on the medical chart link.

    Scroll over the chalk marks to see their meaning.

    Answer the following question:

    How would you feel if you were marked in this way? Be sure to support your feeling with why you would feel this way.

    Stop 4: The Medical Exam

    Click on the photo link and answer the following question:

    How many buildings were a part of the Ellis Island? __________What was included in these medical buildings?

    Click on the audio link

    Listen to the oral account of Rachel Chenitz, age 10 from Palestine and

    answer the following question:

    What was Rachel’s “peculiar experience” once she came to Ellis Island? Why did Rachel’s mother have trouble walking?

    Step 5: The Dining Hall

    Click on the audio link.

    Listen to the account of Paul Laric, age 14 from Yugoslavia and answer the

    following questions.

    What could happen if a family was delayed or held at Ellis Island (any family, not necessarily Paul’s family)?

    What was Paul’s experience like and what was his family’s outcome?Stop 6: Legal Inspection

    Click on the audio link

    Listen to the oral account of Lucy Attarian, age 5, Turkey and answer the

    following questions:

    What did the agent tell Lucy’s parents? What was his reason for saying this to her parents?

    What was it about Lucy’s family that caused the worker raise this question?

Stop 7: Money Exchange

    Click on the photo link. Be sure to click next to view all three photos and

    read the text that accompanies each.

    Click on the audio link and listen to the audio account from Manny Steen, age

    19 from Ireland.

    Answer the following question:

    Why do you think that charitable organizations offered “American style” clothing to the immigrants? Be sure to support your opinion with a reason.

    Manny told of how an immigrant who lost their $20 gambling could borrow their $20 for a fee of $2. How much money would that same $2 be today? (use the photo link to make the conversion and use your knowledge of rations that you are learning in Math class)

    Stop 8: The Journey’s End

    Click on the audio link.

    Listen to the oral account of Estelle Belford, age 5, from Romania and answer

    the following question:

    Infer why was Estelle afraid to go to her father? Be sure to read the text on the screen to help with your inference. Remember you need to conclude based upon what you already know.

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