Friday, February 13, 2015

Play Mission US- City of Immigrants (Game and Questions)

http://www.mission-us.org/
Part One:
What is your name?

How old are you?

What is your country of origin?

What year is this?

Why are you coming to America?

Briefly describe your trip to America.

Your first stop in America is Ellis Island. What do you do there?

On your way to your brother's house, you get lost. While trying to find your way to his apartment you encounter a number of New York City landmarks. List four and briefly describe each.

You live in a tenement. What is a tenement?

Once you find your destination, describe a typical day for you. (How do you spend your day?)

What did you find most frustrating about your new life in America?

What did you find most rewarding?

One of your close friends works at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company. What do you know about that company?

How did workers in the textile factories try and improve working conditions?

How do immigrants such as yourself adapt to life in the United States?

Did the immigrant experience differ based on gender?

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