Culture 23: Stories of Immigration–From Russia to America
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Grades: 3 to 12

Hear one man’s story about emigrating from Russia  to America.  Learn about  life in his home country, what brought him to America, and how moving to America has changed his life.

Student Tools
Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet
Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Student Tool 70: Immigration Experiences Activity Student Worksheet for Elementary School
Have students use this worksheet in conjunction with Teacher Tool 365: Immigration Experiences Activity for Elementary School and the videos included in that activity. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Culture-14, Culture-15, Culture-16, Culture-17, Culture-18, Culture-20, Culture-23, Culture-24, Culture-27, Culture-29, Culture-31.
Student Tool 71: Immigration Experiences Activity Student Worksheet for High School
Have students use this worksheet in conjunction with Teacher Tool 366: Immigration Experiences Activity for High School and the videos included in that activity. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Culture-14, Culture-15, Culture-16, Culture-17, Culture-18, Culture-20, Culture-23, Culture-24, Culture-27, Culture-29, Culture-31.
Student Tool 72: Immigration Experiences Activity Student Worksheet for Middle School
Have students use this worksheet in conjunction with Teacher Tool 367: Immigration Experiences Activity for Middle School and the videos included in that activity. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Culture-14, Culture-15, Culture-16, Culture-17, Culture-18, Culture-20, Culture-23, Culture-24, Culture-27, Culture-29, Culture-31.
Teacher Tools
Teacher Tool 298: Cross Curricular Activity–Evaluating Live Interviews
This cross-curricular teacher tool, accompanying the video above, is designed to get students thinking about: 1) how live interviews can be used to learn information on topics such as those discussed in the video, and 2) the effectiveness of this interview specifically in helping their learning on this topic as well as the effectiveness (strengths and weaknesses) of interviews in general as a source of information.
Teacher Tool 304: Arts Integration Activity–Linking Music to Cultural Experiences
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Arts Integration activity combining social studies, cultural study, and music as students learn about different cultures. This activity can be used to accompany a variety of the Culture videos on our Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 317: Cross Curricular Activity–Sharing Insights Through a Journal Entry
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to write a journal entry that shares learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity–Video Reflection
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 319: Cross Curricular Activity–Sharing Learning Verbally
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video through verbal sharing and conversation. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 320: Vocabulary Interesting to Me
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, invites students to increase their vocabulary by selecting, and learning the definitions of, words in the video that are unknown and/or interesting to them. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 321: Vocabulary Activity
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, asks students to listen for certain vocabulary words you have selected and define them in two ways: 1) contextually based on what they think the definition might be based on what they learn in the video; and 2) through a dictionary to either confirm or refine their contextual definition. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 365: Immigration Experiences Activity for Elementary School
Use this teacher tool targeted to elementary students in conjunction with the video on this website page as well as the others included in the document. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Culture-14, Culture-15, Culture-16, Culture-17, Culture-18, Culture-20, Culture-23, Culture-24, Culture-27, Culture-29, Culture-31.
Student Tool 70 is a student worksheet for this activity that is available within this document and also for separate download on the web page for each of the videos listed above.
Teacher Tool 366: Immigration Experiences Activity for High School
Use this teacher tool targeted to high school students in conjunction with the video on this website page as well as the others included in the document. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Culture-14, Culture-15, Culture-16, Culture-17, Culture-18, Culture-20, Culture-23, Culture-24, Culture-27, Culture-29, Culture-31.
Student Tool 71 is a student worksheet for this activity that is available within this document and also for separate download on the web page for each of the videos listed above.
Teacher Tool 367: Immigration Experiences Activity for Middle School
Use this teacher tool targeted to middle school students in conjunction with the video on this website page as well as the others included in the document. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Culture-14, Culture-15, Culture-16, Culture-17, Culture-18, Culture-20, Culture-23, Culture-24, Culture-27, Culture-29, Culture-31.
Student Tool 72 is a student worksheet for this activity that is available within this document and also for separate download on the web page for each of the videos listed above.
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