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44 Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind. 182 FREE USA Worksheets. A Nation of Immigrants. Coming to America In the 1790 census, the American population counted close to 4 million.

A Nation of Immigrants

The census of 2000 counted almost 300 million. How many Americans will there be in the future? Immigration and Population Norwegian emigration to North America began on July 4, 1825, with the sailing of the sloop Restauration from Stavanger bound for New York City.Norwegian Immigration From 1892-1954, Ellis Island was the port of entry for millions of European immigrants.Ellis Island The majority of immigrants to the USA today come from Latin America.Latin American Immigration Each year millions of new immigrants arrive, legally and illegally. Immigrant StoriesImmigrant Stories: Belle Gunness Why is the USA referred to as the "melting pot" and more recently the "salad bowl"?

Easy Texts In 1790, the American population was about 4 million. Why was the United States often described as a "melting pot"? Extra Immigration to the United States was influenced by both push and pull factors. Access VG1: Mankind on the Move. An Average Day of American High School (video 11,54 min) American Immigration. Barn i USA. Calendar Days: Independence Day - 4th of July History (video 2,26 min) English Lesson Plans on American Presidents. “I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit.” ~ John F.

English Lesson Plans on American Presidents

Kennedy 43 Ready-Made Lesson Plans Our American Presidents lesson section is finally complete! In this section, you will find 43 ready-made lesson plans. 43? Wait! You and your students will learn lots of fun trivia about American presidents and history in our ready-made lesson plans. Though we are excited to have this section complete, our team is also a bit sad to see this project come to an end. Quick Facts about the American Presidents Section Suggested Ideas for Covering the American Presidents Here are some ideas for using our American Presidents lesson plans: 1. Related in the ESL-Library. Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help. History of the Civil Rights Movement (video 5,52 min) How good is your American English? Native Americans History and Culture (video 3 min)

Project-based learning, the USA and Authentic Video in the EFL classroom. The Globe Trekker/Pilot Guides video collection is a treasure trove for any English teacher.

Project-based learning, the USA and Authentic Video in the EFL classroom

It encompasses extensive material from every corner of the world, and especially English-speaking countries are lavished with attention. Australia, Canada, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, England – you name it. Even individual cities are endowed with an approx. 50-minute complete video of its own, like London, New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Orleans to name but a few. Covering the United States satisfactorily in the language classroom is a daunting project, especially if you want to give your students more than a superficial understanding of its history, geography, language and people. Most textbooks for EFL students fall short in this respect, and it’s understandable – time available is limited and there is so much more that needs to be covered.

In addition to making this initial decision, there are quite a lot of follow-up issues to consider: The next step is more work-intensive. Pocahontas & the Powhatan Indians – Skype in the classroom. President Barack Obama - Just Tell Him You’re the President - Episode. Strangest Laws Still in Effect Today. Tracks 2013: The Story of the Native Americans / Sure You Can ... The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Från jullovet till nu har jag arbetat med The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian av Sherman Alexie med mina nior.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Vi har arbetat en lektion i veckan och eleverna har läst största delen hemma. Det är en hyfsat enkel bok med en hel del illustrationer som underlättar förståelsen. Om ni inte har tillgång till klassuppsättning av boken kan ni hitta den digitalt här: Digital version Här kommer en sammanställning av hela temat. The History of Native American Religion. Native American religion is hard to explain.

The History of Native American Religion

This is because there were very many tribes the religious principles were passed down verbally. Many of these groups had their own beliefs though many of them were similar in the major aspects. Native American religion tends to focus around nature. The landscape, animals, plants, and other environmental elements play a major role in the religion of Native Americans. Many of the legends passed down were an attempt to explain events that occurred in nature. U.S. Travel Cheat Sheet. U.S.A.

USA a nation of immigrants (video 3 min) U.S: Geography, states, landmarks, maps, cities, population, laws, speeches. U.S.

U.S: Geography, states, landmarks, maps, cities, population, laws, speeches

States, Cities, History, Maps Year by Year: 1900–2015 Enter a year: Special Features Today in History: Gone With the Wind Games & Quizzes Citizenship Quiz | State Nicknames Quiz | U.S. More United States Quizzes! Ushistory.org. When is Thanksgiving? Visit the USA l Official USA Travel Guide to American Holidays. Year 9 - Dreams.