Annie Moore -- The First Immigrant to Enter Ellis Island

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This ReadWriteThink resource features information about Annie Moore, a 15-year-old Irish girl who became the first immigrant to enter the United States through Ellis Island in 1892. A classroom activity is featured in which students learn about Ellis Island and then write a diary entry from the perspective of a person who has just arrived at Ellis Island. Links to related lesson plans and Web resources, along with a list of related texts, are also found here.

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    Grade: TK/K to 12

    Topics: United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science

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