CLassroom activities, etc


Classroom Activities, etc

Check here for news, schedule info, updates, etc. as the year goes on.  Please check for updates, etc. during the year.


1) Mission U-S Simulation - always good!

2) Ellis Island/Immigration simulation game

3) iCivics “Immigration Nation” game

4) Ellis Island website

- includes Torch Cam

- browse the site when you are there

5) Ellis Island interactive tour

- good info and interactive tour of Ellis Island

6) PBS kids Immigration simulation (become an immigrant in New York)

- simple, yet good learning

7) Interactive map to trace different immigrant groups distribution in the US

8) Scholastic’s Immigration website (good activities)


  1. 1)Can you survive the Gold Rush?

2) Can you survive the Oregon Trail? (1990s version of the game)

  1. could you & your team survive on the trail to Oregon?

3) Native American conflict

- you’re a Cheyenne tribe member facing difficult decisions during the Transcontinental RR era

4) PBS Texas Ranch house Cowboy Games (home site) *many games - very good!

KNOW YOUR STATES:  Practice here for our states map quizzes!

KNOW YOUR COUNTRIES:  Practice here for our World Geo map quizzes!

8th Football “Seahawks Tackling”