While each program may differ based on theme, all virtual experiences follow the same format. Questions are welcomed throughout the program, and students are encouraged to drive the path of inquiry.
1. This program begins with an introduction to tenements and the history of the Tenement at 97 Orchard street.
2. We are introduced to the connection between immigration / migration and the Tenements, and how changing immigration laws affected the community.
3. We are introduced to the Rogarshevsky family, and their immigration story.
4. Participants learn about where they came from, their arrival in New York City, and how they came to live at 97 Orchard Street.
5. Using 360 technology, participants explore the Rogarshevsky home and learn about their lives.
6. We explore the labor movement, and the differing experiences of Abraham and his teenage daughters.
7. The program closes with time for outstanding questions and thematic discussion.
Students will understand:
• Push and pull factors for Eastern European Jews to come to New York at the turn-of-the-century
• The impacts of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire and Uprising of the 20,000 on the garment industry, neighborhood, and families
• Movements for change occur when agitation happens on many levels of society in many different ways.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.11-12.RST.1 -- Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to important distinctions the author makes and to any gaps or inconsistencies in the account.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.11-12.RST.10 -- By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.11-12.RST.2 -- Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.11-12.RST.4 -- Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 11–12 texts and topics.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.11-12.RST.5 -- Analyze how the text structures information or ideas into categories or hierarchies, demonstrating understanding of the information or ideas.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.11-12.RST.6 -- Analyze the author’s purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text, identifying important issues that remain unresolved.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.11-12.RST.7 -- Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.11-12.RST.8 -- Evaluate the hypotheses, data, analysis, and conclusions in a science or technical text, verifying the data when possible and corroborating or challenging conclusions with other sources of information.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.11-12.RST.9 -- Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RH.1 -- Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RH.10 -- By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RH.2 -- Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RH.4 -- Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RH.5 -- Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RH.6 -- Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RH.7 -- Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RH.8 -- Distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment in a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RH.9 -- Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6.RI.10 -- By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.7.RI.10 -- By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.8.RI.10 -- By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction at the high end of the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.9-10.RST.10 -- By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 9–10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.9-10.RST.2 -- Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; trace the text’s explanation or depiction of a complex process, phenomenon, or concept; provide an accurate summary of the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.9-10.RST.4 -- Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9–10 texts and topics.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.9-10.RST.5 -- Analyze the structure of the relationships among concepts in a text, including relationships among key terms (e.g., force, friction, reaction force, energy).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.9-10.RST.6 -- Analyze the author’s purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text, defining the question the author seeks to address.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.9-10.RST.7 -- Translate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text into visual form (e.g., a table or chart) and translate information expressed visually or mathematically (e.g., in an equation) into words.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.9-10.RST.9 -- Compare and contrast findings presented in a text to those from other sources (including their own experiments), noting when the findings support or contradict previous explanations or accounts.