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Lodz Ghetto during WWII and migrants in Europe, 2015

Lesson 1: Migrants to England in the Middle Ages


Click to this document to read an article about Medieval immigrants moving to England in the Middle Ages (History Extra)

Lesson 2: The Irih migration to the USA in the 19th and 20th century

Prep activity (1)


Prep activity (2)

A l’aide de la vidéo ci-dessus, complétez et apprenez les paroles de la chanson « No Irish Need Apply ».

Les documents étudiés en classe sur la migration des Irlandais à New York ont été généreusement mis à notre disposition par l’équipe du Tenement Museum de New York. 

Lesson 3: Ellis Island, the « Island of Tears »

Prep activity

Watch this video and take notes for the test

Activity Sheet


Lesson 4: Famous migrants in the USA

Speech competition


You are a famous migrant in the USA and you are invited to make a speech about the current American migration policy during an electoral meeting.

Lesson 5: What is like to be a refugee?

The European Refugee Crisis Explained

Against All Odds


  1. Open the game « Against All Odds » by clicking on this image above.
  2. Click on « Open in full screen »
  3. Click on « Play Against All Odds
  4. Choose your character by using the arrows.
  5. Choose a team’s name and write it on your exercise book.
  6. Click on « Register my game » and follow the instructions.
  7. Let’s play and learn, but don’t forget to take notes during this exercise. Next week, you will have a test about it.

Lesson 6: Let’s debate about migrations

Prep’ activity


Click and give your opinion !