Immigrants & Immigration Interactive Notebook for 2nd Grade Social Studies


Subject: Social Studies - History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grade Levels: 2nd, Homeschool
Resource Type: Homeschool Curricula, Printables, Interactive Notebooks
File Type: PDF
File Size: 4 MB
Number of Pages: 39 pages
Answer Key: Yes
Teaching Duration: 3 Weeks


Immigrants & Immigration Interactive Notebook for 2nd Grade Geography

This is a complete interactive notebook unit with assessments for 2nd Grade Immigration to the United States. Some of the topics are Colonial immigration, Daily Life in the Colonies, Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island. This 39 page unit includes activities, vocabulary, and assessments. These activities can either be used with a textbook or used as a teacher-led unit. Some activities also include links to related outside sources that teachers could use.

Activities include an essential question, vocabulary, short responses, graphic organizers, and a table. An informational text on the Statue of Liberty is also included.

The standards covered in this unit are:

Students will explore ways the daily life of people living in Colonial America changed over time.
Students will identify reasons people came to the U.S. throughout history.
Students will discuss the importance of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty to immigration from 1892 – 1954.
Students will discuss why immigration continues today.
Students will explain the cultural influences and contributions of immigrants today.
Students can identify terms and designations of time sequence.
Three summative assessments are also included: vocabulary and two short response.

A complete answer key is included, including photos of each completed page.

This unit was designed with 2nd graders in mind.

The activities can either be used as whole-page printables or cut and glued into a notebook.
As many primary teachers use composition books, the activities were designed to fit their smaller pages.
The shapes to cut are simple rectangles – and students just glue them on the page.
The summative assessment was broken into smaller chunks in order to accommodate shorter attention spans.
Topics covered in this product include:

Essential Question
Problems Faced by Colonists
Daily Life in the Colonies
Colonies Fight with England
Reasons Immigrants Came to the U.S. in the Past
Statue of Liberty
Ellis Island
Immigration on Ellis Island
Reasons Immigrants Come to the U.S. Today
Types of Communities
How Immigrants Have Influenced U.S. Culture
A unit title page including title and table of contents is also included.

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