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Program Flyer: A Distant Shore

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Content Provider   Ellis Island Immigration Museum  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
Contact Information   Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Statue of Liberty NM
New York, NY  10004
United States
Phone: (212) 363-3200
Fax: (212) 363-6304
Program Type   Individual Program
Program Rating      based on 54 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Grade(s): 4, 5
Maximum Number of Participants   For interactivity, we suggest one-two classes at a time (approximately 30-70 students)
Minimum Number of Participants   15
Primary Disciplines   Social Studies/History
Program Description   Learn about Ellis Island and immigration a century ago from a park ranger who broadcasts to your classroom live from New York! Students in grades 4-5 learn about the immigrant experience at Ellis Island through a variety of interpretive talks, videos, photos, and primary documents in this 45 minute program.
Program Format   1. Introductions
2. Ellis Island's importance
3. Immigration process, including:
4. steamship & examine primary source
5. Arrive on Ellis Island
6. Medical Inspection
7. Legal Inspection & examine primary document
8. After Inspection
9. Ellis Island today
Objectives   Students will:
-list key steps in the immigration process through Ellis Island
-analyze primary documents
-compare the medical inspection and legal inspection
-describe the impact of immigration on the United States
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns   To be added later.
State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns   To be added later.
Program Length   Approximately 45 minutes long
Date/Time Notes   While Ellis Island has reopened after Hurricane Sandy, it is a limited opening, and due to construction and staffing constraints, availability of this program for the 2014-2015 school year is unlikely.
Program Cost   By Request Cost: $0.00
By Request Cost with Premium Service: $0.00 What's this?
Program Fee Notes   No fees; program paid for by your tax dollars.
Cancellation Policy   Kindly give at least 24 hours advance notice of cancellations.
Is recording allowed?   No
Program Delivery Mode(s)   Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider   Contact us for specifics.

Be advised that Skype is not a connection option at this time.

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