Instead of giving students actual blue ribbons, they can earn points and become a member of the "__-point Club." Each clothespin will represent a student. Those students who are in the highest-point club at the end of the year can earn some kind of reward, (bagel breakfast? ice cream passes?).
This sheet guides students through an interactive tour of Ellis Island. It helps students visualize and learn about the experience of immigrants as they passed through the various stations. The webquest is easy to grade and very engaging!