Immigration: Stranger in a Strange Land

Grades: 4 & Up

A total immersion experience transports your students to Ellis Island in the early 1900’s. Students will be engaged in a role-play interrogation as they attempt to gain entry into the United States. Includes actual stories of immigrants to this region. A pre-visit Ship’s Manifest activity is suggested to enhance your students’ involvement, along with a treasure hunt for students to complete as they explore the River, Prairie & People exhibit hall.

Maximum: 60 students

Duration: 60 minutes

Exhibit connection: River, Prairie & People

Film connection: Across the Sea of Time 3D

Immigration Pre-Visit

Immigration Post-Visit

Passenger Manifest

Treasure Hunt

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