Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Reading Further
Big Ideas

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What is liberty?
Freedom from being controlled.

100

What is the definition of migrant workers?
People who move from place to place to find work.

100

What was the benefit for Mr. Gomez in coming to the United States? 1.) sending his children to public schools for free 2.) being a migrant worker 3.) paying for food and housing 4.) not having to work
1.) sending his children to public schools for free

100

Who are immigrants?
People who move to a new country.

200

What is citizen?
A person who is a member of a country either because of being there or being declared a member by law.

200

What is the definition of assimilation?
When immigrants absorb the characteristics of another culture.

200

What was a cost for Mr. Gomez in coming to the United States? 1.) He had to pay for schools. 2.) He wanted a new home. 3.)He hoped to make more money. 4.) He had to spend time away from his family.
4.) He had to spend time away from his family.

200

Why do many immigrants come to the United States?
For a better life :)

300

What is the definition of culture?
The language, customs, ideas and art of a particular group of people.

300

What is the definition of naturalization?
The act of granting full citizenship to an immigrant.

300

Read passage from test.... Why might immigrants feel worried at Ellis Island?
Immigrants might feel worried because if they were not healthy they would get sent home and many immigrants did not speak English but wanted to give good answers, so they could stay in the U.S.

300

What must an immigrant have before coming to the United States?
Permission to stay

400

What is ethnicity?
Being a member of an ethnic group and sharing its traits.

400

What is the definition of refugee?
A person forced to leave their country for safety and protection.

400

Read passage from test... How do you think immigrants felt when they were told they could stay?
Check your answer with your teacher! Make sure your answer is in a complete sentence.

400

How do people discriminate against immigrants
They get discriminated by treating them unfairly.

500

What is the definition of discriminate?
To treat people unfairly.

500

Where did immigrants arrive before entering the United States?
Ellis Island

500

Picture yourself as an immigrant. What is one thing that you like about life in the United States and what is one thing you don't like?
Check your answer with your teacher! Make sure your answer is in a complete sentence!

500

What was the first symbol that immigrants saw when coming over to the U.S.?
The Statue of Liberty