History Unit 6: The Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island



History Unit 6: The Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

⭐️ In this social studies unit, students discuss the importance of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty to immigration from 1892 – 1954. Students will watch original videos, follow along through a Google Slides (downloadable to PowerPoint) presentation, and complete activities that will help them learn about two important landmarks in America. This resource includes 11 days of lessons, videos, and activities on this topic.


⭐️ Includes a mix of multimedia and printables, along with an original video to introduce the material. Everything you need in one spot!


⭐️ This unit is perfect for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade. It was created to align with SS.2.A.2.6 but can be used in any classroom to teach students about the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island.


Please Note: The following picture books are recommended for use to complement these lessons: Watch the Stars Come Out by Diane Goode and Emma’s Poem Linda Glaser.


Key Features:

✏️ Convenience – Everything you need for this unit is all in one place!


✏️Engaging Multimedia – This resource will capture your students’ attention while they learn important social studies topics. Integrates text, activities, and multimedia to help students understand the topics and stay engaged in the material.


✏️ Included Lesson Plans – Lesson plans provide an eleven-day strategy for easy classroom implementation.


What’s Included?

  1. Unit Overview
  2. 15 Thirty Minute Lesson Plans
  3. Vocabulary Cards
  4. KWL Graphic Organizer
  5. Google Slides Presentation
  6. Passages on Ellis Island & Statue of Liberty
  7. Custom Videos (this professional quality video was created specifically for this resource is embedded into the presentation)
  8. Student Mini-Book (students use this to record information during presentation and video)
  9. Immigration Station
  10. The First Immigrant
  11. Vocabulary Sort
  12. Read Aloud: Watch the Stars Come Out
  13. Career Spotlight: Lawyer
  14. Quiz

*Answer Key included


The information provided in this unit is research-based. It was carefully created to be historically accurate and represent the indigenous groups the way they wish to be represented. Graphics and photos were carefully selected to be as historically accurate as possible.


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