Becoming America Projects - Completed Units

Becoming America Project Summer Institute Becoming America Project

Becoming America: The Defining the Role of Immigration Project (2009-2014)

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2011-2012 Project-Based Units (PBU's)

Strangers in a Strange Land Migrating North Places and Spaces
Strangers in a Strange Land
Grades 3-12
Migrating North
Grades 3-8
Places and Spaces
Grades 3-8
Oh Say Can You Read? The Immigration Restriction League and the Literacy Test <
Immigration Restriction
Grades 5-12

 

2010-2011 Project-Based Units (PBU's)

Immigrant Experience:  The Struggle to Become American Going to America: The Promised Land Immigrant to Citizen
Immigrant Experience:
The Struggle to Become American

Grades 7-12
Going to America:
The Promised Land

Grades K-4
Immigrant to Citizen
Grades 5-8

 

Striking: Labor Unions and Immigrants Basic Democratic Principles The Life of a Boston Immigrant - The early 1900's
Striking: Labor Unions and Immigrants

Grades 7-12

Basic Democratic
Principles

Grades 5-8

The Life of a Boston Immigrant: The early 1900's

Grades 9-12

 

The Fall of the Pemberton Mills
The Fall of the
Pemberton Mills

Grades 8-10

2010 Project-Based Units (PBU's)

Go West Young Man Navigating the New World Native Americans, Read
Go West, Young Man!
Artists Impact on Immigrants to the US in the Mid-1800s

Grade 7-12

Navigating the New World: Famine Immigrants
Move to the Boston

Grade 9-12

"Native Americans, Read!":
Responses to Irish Immigration

Grades 9-12

Religious Conflict in Antebellum Boston Power of Looms Who are the Know Nothings?
Religious Conflict
in Antebellum Boston

Grades 7-12

Power of Looms

Grades 7-12

Who are the Know Nothings?

Grades 9-12