Lesson Plan


Developing a Timeline

Construct a timeline for the study of im/migration in your classroom.

This lesson is part of our Upper Elementary Unit Plan. You can view the full unit plan here.


Overview

Optional lesson for your class to create an illustrated timeline to help children build an understanding of the timeline of these immigration and migration events.


Theme

Arrival


Important Information

What will students understand through this lesson?

  • People have been coming to New York from all over the world since before the founding of the United States; peoples’ immigration experiences have patterns but also variety. People also migrate from one part of the country to another.

Aim

How do we keep track of where we are in history?


Duration

1 Class Period


Questions on lessons and activities?

The materials on this page can enrich a visit to the Museum or help you teach about immigration. If you have questions or comments, please e-mail us.

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