Parent Guide > The Rush of Immigrants
Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.
This week in class, we’re reading "The Rush of Immigrants" by USHistory.org.
This informational text describes the tide of new immigrants to the United States from southern and eastern Europe and Asia from the mid-1800s to the 1920s, detailing the struggle they faced due to cultural differences and racism.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of America as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"How has America changed over time?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "The Rush of Immigrants" about?
- What did you learn about America?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: