On March 29 at 1 p.m. ET, Scholastic will lead students from around the country on a live virtual field trip to Ellis Island in New York Harbor to learn the history of immigration. “Coming to America,” a free live webcast on Scholastic.com, is a supplement to free teaching resources and digital activities on immigration available to teachers in grades 3-8 at www.scholastic.com/immigration. The site also includes an interactive archive of Ellis Island history, photographs, videos, and audio; an interactive timeline on U.S. immigration; and lesson plans, downloadable classroom activities,...

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