Writing Your Immigration Letter: How to Get a Good Grade
Use FIVE Sections:  OR ELSE!!!
Section 1: Introduction Dear Father ,  hellohowareyouiamfinehowistheweatherimissyou howisthefamilyhowisyourbackwhatareyouu...
Section Two: The Journey barfingfoodcryingbabiespeopledyingseasickmetsomeonefromanothercountry ranoutofmoneycrowdedconditi...
Section Three: Ellis Island This is the part you know the most about. Write about your experiences. What did you see and h...
Section Four: Life in the New Country  What job did you have?  Where did you live?  Who did you live with? Did you face an...
Section Five: Conclusion Please tell my sister I miss her.  I will send money for you. I miss our home very much. You woul...
Remember: <ul><li>Try to use formal language and vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>2. Write your letter by hand, if possible. <...
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How to Write Your Immigration Letter

  1. 1. Writing Your Immigration Letter: How to Get a Good Grade
  2. 2. Use FIVE Sections: OR ELSE!!!
  3. 3. Section 1: Introduction Dear Father , hellohowareyouiamfinehowistheweatherimissyou howisthefamilyhowisyourbackwhatareyouupto isthelandlordstillmeanisuncleludwigstillinjailhow isgrandma’shealthhaveyourecoveredfromthe Earthquakeareyoulookingaftermycowdidyouget themoneyisentyou?
  4. 4. Section Two: The Journey barfingfoodcryingbabiespeopledyingseasickmetsomeonefromanothercountry ranoutofmoneycrowdedconditionshardtosleepdirtyashamedtobathe thereweresomanyofuswefinallygotsomeairstormswavesdiseasedeathstrangers
  5. 5. Section Three: Ellis Island This is the part you know the most about. Write about your experiences. What did you see and hear and feel?
  6. 6. Section Four: Life in the New Country What job did you have? Where did you live? Who did you live with? Did you face any discrimination? Did you have to learn a new language?
  7. 7. Section Five: Conclusion Please tell my sister I miss her. I will send money for you. I miss our home very much. You would really love the parks here. The food is very hard to get used to after mother’s cooking. I think of you every day…
  8. 8. Remember: <ul><li>Try to use formal language and vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>2. Write your letter by hand, if possible. </li></ul><ul><li>3. You can age the paper with tea or coffee . </li></ul>

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