Customize the the orphan of ellis island book report word wall the orphan of ellis island word wall chapters 1-8 review quiz and writing prompts (pdf file) edit the. Dominic and his class went on a trip to ellis island he answer the guide's question because everybody around him was raising their hand and he want to be a part of them. The orphan of ellis island real/ imaginary the setting in the book was present day ellis island museum, 1908 ellis island, and 1908 italy character traits. Create this book library plan book clubs book club books book lists study help ellis island book trailers orphan reading lists goa forward after reading the book the orphan of ellis island by elvira woodruff, the students created this book trailer to get other students more interested in reading. Written by elvira woodruff, narrated by lloyd james download the app and start listening to the orphan of ellis island today - free with a 30 day trial keep your audiobook forever, even if you cancel.
In a fanciful and rich story, dominic cantori hides from his class tour of ellis island because he doesn't want anyone to know that he is an orphan he falls asleep in a closet, and wakes up in the now-closed and deserted museum. In the book, the orphan of ellis island by elvira woodruff, dominic cantori, a fifth grader, has somthing he doesn't want to tell since dominic is a orphan, he doesn't want any one to know about his family.
A colorless adventure through time as an orphan discovers something about his past fifth-grader dominic is on a class trip to ellis island, thinking about how he has outgrown his unfashionable shoes and how different he is from his well-off classmates. The orphan of ellis island, chapter 1 please kindly excuse any mispronunciations and errors made while reading this novel. Here are links about the book the orphan of ellis island and author elvira woodruff includes activity suggestions from the author, as well as information about various themes in the book includes links to etheme resources on the statue of liberty, ellis island, italy, orphan trains, and historical fiction. The orphan of ellis island comprehension questions chapters one - four 1 why is dominic's caseworker looking for another family for dominic his foster family is moving to california, they can't afford to take him with them.
The orphan of ellis island book information title: the orphan of ellis island there was a problem submitting your report. In a fanciful and rich story, dominic cantori hides from his class tour of ellis island because he doesn't want anyone to know that he is an orphan. The main character in the book the orphan of ellis island is dominic he is brave in chapters 9, 10, 11 and 12 because he talks to the three boys that are strangers he has courage in the rest of the book to go on a journey with them. The orphan of ellis island (time travel adventures) by woodruff, elvira and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom.
Answer key 1 a former immigrant from italy, francesco candiano 2 it was dark the others had gone home and left him behind at ellis island 3 he said that his great-grandfather came from italy. Dominic cantori is an orphan ashamed of his situation, dominic avoids making friends for fear of exposing his terrible secret one day on a class trip to ellis island, a tour guide asks everyone about their families. The orphan of ellis island was a very interesting book, and i think this book can help you understand how people used to live, and how they suffered to come to america, on these ships, that are really dirty and no clean water to drink. After reading the book the orphan of ellis island by elvira woodruff, the students created this book trailer to get other students more interested in reading the book. The orphan of ellis island used the dream to address 2 issues in this book the reading was fluid, for young people reading this now some discussion will be needed on the main characters memories of new york as it is pre 9-1-1.
The orphan of ellis island: a time travel adventure 4th fourth graders read the book together and imagine what it was like to come through ellis island as an immigrant to the united states. • choose one of the people mentioned in the book,if your name was changed at ellis island, by and write a journal entry from that person's point of view • have students split into pairs and conduct interviews with one playing the role of a reporter and the. The orphan of ellis island unit is an entire unit of activities centered around the orphan of ellis island: a time-travel adventure by elvira woodruff this unit includes chapter quizzes, a vocabulary sort, reader's theater, and more.
Dominic, a lonely orphan boy, is accidentally left behind on a fifth-grade school trip to ellis island wandering at night through the museum, he listens to the narratives of immigrants in the exhibit and is shocked when one of the voices addresses him, telling him about life in italy. [spoiler alert - review tells plot]: the orphan of ellis island is a story about an orphan boy who falls asleep on a field trip to ellis island and wakes up in 1908 italy where he meets three brothers who are his great grandfather and great uncles. The orphan of ellis island: a time-travel adventure by elvira woodruff during a school trip to ellis island, dominick avaro, a ten-year-old foster child, travels back in time to 1908 italy and accompanies two young emigrants to america.