姐姐的作業：Coming to America
Coming to America
1. Why did they come?
They came to escape persecution and to have a better life. They came for more money, also to escape the danger of the wars and natural disaters. They also came for good fortune in their new lives.
2. What did they bring?
They brought food, dreams, and hope. Then made a better sail. They brought family and friends, strength and courage, and clothes to keep them warm. They brought languages, one toy, some food, and passports. They brought leather sacks and mattresses, too.
3. What was the ocean trip like?
It is like a very scary vision! On board, you have to pay to go. Lots of people have died! When you get to Ellis Island, you will have a happy life.
[Give more detail about the ocean voyage. More detail!]
4. What happened at Ellis Island?
It happened to test you, and (to see) if you are sick, they mark you with a chalk, of an X.
[Yes! Watch. Neatness!]
5. Other facts
Some people who died on the ocean trip were put in a trunk. When they saw a land, they dropped the trunk into the ocean, and they burried the trunk.