March 2019

When Annie Came to America

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Listen and Read Together

Extend the Lesson

A Trip Across The Sea

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Academic Standards


Reading Objective:

Children will interpret the story of a real Irish immigrant’s historic journey to America and retell its key details.


Social Studies Focus:

history, immigrants


ELA Skills:

vocabulary, key details, main idea, writing


Page 4 Skill:

key details, nonfi ction text features



steamship, steerage, harbor, torch, Ellis Island, descendants



RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.4, RI.2.10, W.2.3, W.2.8, SL.2.2