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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 SPRING 2014 is very limited.

As of March 25, we are able to offer programs about once a month (4 programs a day) on the following Thursdays: April 10, May 8, May 22, June 5 at 9am, 10am, 1pm, and 2pm.

To reach as many students as possible, we're temporarily (this semester only) encouraging classes within the same school to combine two classes (in some cases maybe even three classes) into one session.
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.

Test connection required prior to the program.

This program has no available dates/times and cannot be requested.
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For additional assistance, phone 866-826-2452.

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