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Immigration to the Golden Land: Jewish Life in America
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From Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL):

Behavioral Studies
Standard 4: Understands conflict, cooperation, and interdependence among individuals, groups, and institutions
Level IV, Benchmarks 5-11 (Addressed in Learning Activities 1 and 2)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=20&StandardID=4



United States History
Era 2; Standard 3: Understands why the Americas attracted Europeans, why they brought enslaved Africans to their colonies, and how Europeans struggled for control of North America and the Caribbean
Level IV, Benchmark 1 (Addressed in Learning Activity 1)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=5&StandardID=3

Era 4, Standard 10: Understands how the industrial revolution, increasing immigration, the rapid expansion of slavery, and the westward movement changed American lives and led to regional tensions
Level IV, Benchmarks 4 and 5 (Addressed in Learning Activities 2 and 3)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=5&StandardID=10

Era 6, Standard 17: Understands massive immigration after 1870 and how new social patterns, conflicts, and ideas of national unity developed amid growing cultural diversity
Level IV, Benchmark 1 (Addressed in Learning Activity 3)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=5&StandardID=17



Language Arts
Standard 1: Uses the general skills and strategies of the writing process
Level IV, Benchmarks 1-4, 7-9, 11 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=7&StandardID=1

Standard 5: Uses the general skills and strategies of the reading process
Level IV, Benchmarks 1, 2, 5, 6 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=7&StandardID=5

Standard 7: Uses reading skills and strategies to understand and interpret a variety of informational texts
Level IV, Benchmarks 1-8 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=7&StandardID=7

Standard 8: Uses listening and speaking strategies for different purposes
Level IV, Benchmarks 2 and 3 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=7&StandardID=8

Standard 9: Uses viewing skills and strategies to understand and interpret visual media
Level IV, Benchmarks 1 and 2 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=7&StandardID=9




Geography
Standard 2: Knows the location of places, geographic features, and patterns of the environment
Level IV, Benchmark 1 (Addressed in Learning Activities 1-3 and Culminating Activity)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=8&StandardID=2

Standard 9: Understands the nature, distribution and migration of human populations on Earth's surface
Level IV, Benchmarks 3 and 4 (Addressed in Learning Activities 1-3 and Culminating Activity)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=8&StandardID=9