Westwood's Elementary Curriculum Connections
Social Studies

Grade 5
Industrial Revolution and Immigration

Teacher/Parent Resources

 Industrial Revolution: Causes and Effects- An extensive site that explores the causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution, includes inventions.

Samuel Slater: Father of the American Industrial Revolution- History of Samuel Slater.

 

The American Immigration Homepage- Extensive web site on immigration including statistics from 1607 through present day.

Ellis Island Homepage- The official Ellis Island homepage with links to the Immigration museum.

Exodus- Documents the exodus of Irish immigrants to America.

Immigration in the 1920's- A look at the Immmigration policies and laws enacted in the 1920's includes links to other sources.

Fourth Grade Ellis Island Project- This is a webquest designed for fourth graders to learn more about immigration.

 

Student Resources

Fourth Grade Ellis Island Project- This is a webquest designed for fourth graders to learn more about immigration.


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