Teach Mission US

Each Mission Guide includes

A link to the mission

Classroom activities

Overview information

Classroom videos

Historical background

Primary sources & Resources

1907
The immigrant experience

City of Immigrants

1907: The immigrant experience

City of Immigrants

In City of Immigrants, players navigate New York’s Lower East Side as Lena, a young Jewish immigrant from Russia. Trying to save money to bring her parents to America, she works long hours in a factory for little money and gets caught up in the growing labor movement.

1929
The great depression

Up from the Dust

1929: The great depression

Up from the Dust

In Up from the Dust, players take on the roles of twins Frank and Ginny Dunn, whose family wheat farm is devastated by the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. As they experience the hardships of the 1930s, players learn about Americans’ strategies for survival – as individuals, communities, and a nation.

1907
The immigrant experience

City of Immigrants ALT

1907: The immigrant experience

City of Immigrants ALT

In City of Immigrants, players navigate New York’s Lower East Side as Lena, a young Jewish immigrant from Russia. Trying to save money to bring her parents to America, she works long hours in a factory for little money and gets caught up in the growing labor movement.