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Students watch a news article about the economy in China. In groups, they discuss what it would mean for Wal-Mart to buy out a chain of stores in China. They compare and contrast the economy of China and the United States and discuss the need for Americans to speak Chinese for their future jobs.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 11 Downloads
The Impact of Cultural Values in EArly Industrial England
Tenth graders analyze works from the period of the Industrial Revolution in England and identify the cultural values depicted and inferred that paved the way for the Industrial Revolution to occur at this time. They create captions that may would have been appropriate to accompany the artwork.
10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 22 Downloads
A Lesson to Accompany "Benjamin Franklin and the Birth of a Paper Money Economy"
Students examine the role of money in the colonial economy by participating in a trading activity. In this colonial economy lesson, students complete an activity to learn about colonial trade and what happens when there is a lack of money. Students research the difficulties associated with barter and read a booklet "Benjamin Franklin and the Birth of a Paper Money Economy" to learn about Franklin's role for money in the economy.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads
Intro to and Discovery of the New England States: Geography, Social Studies
Students have an opportunity to work together and introduce them to the New England States. Each group make a travel brochure in order to try to persuade classmates to visit their state.
5th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Fishing and Trade in the Region of Northeast Colonial America
Fourth graders investigate fishing and the economical effect it has on New England. For this New England History lesson, 4th graders practice using New England fishing vocabulary and observe paintings and photographs from the area. Students write about the history of fishing in their "schooner" journals.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 23 Downloads
A Nation Divided: Why Couldn't They Just Get Along?
Fourth graders examine both perspectives of the Civil War as related to the differing economies. In this nation divided lesson, 4th graders view primary sources, examine paper money and a political chart, and review recruitment posters.
4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 72 Downloads
Why is there a Cod hanging in the Massachusetts Statehouse?
Students discover the purpose of the sacred cod carving in New England. In this New England history lesson, students read the story A Cod's Tale, and analyze photographs of Cod including their uses and size. Students utilize the Internet to further research the financial opportunities New England fisherman gained from harvesting a plentiful cod population.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
A Second Visit To Old Sturbridge Village-The Story Tour
Young scholars conduct research on 1830s families and early New England culture. They conduct research on the Old Sturbridge Village website, participate in an online chat with a costumed interpreter, and continue to develop possible plots to use for writing a historical fiction piece.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Students discuss the meaning of the word economy and and what colonists used to pay for goods when gold and silver were scarce discovering that the people used tobacco for trade. They then divide into groups of four and pretend that the supply of money has become scarce and that they need to find a substitute must be used that is durable, potable, uniform, and finely divisible.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Miracle on the Han: Economic Currents
Students explore the state of South Korea's economy. In this economic development instructional activity, students examine the evolution of South Korea's economy following the Korean War. Students also consider the state of the Korean economy today as they complete 2 handouts.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
New England Jeopardy
Jeopardy style games are fun ways to help learners review for tests or solidify concepts recently covered in class. This Jeopardy game focuses on the industrial economy of New England. Students will need to know general information on the geography and industry of New England.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
How the Community Meets Needs: The Drive
Students explore the four sectors of the economy. In this character development lesson, students experience giving up "their worldly possessions" and then discuss feelings that might occur when people experience homelessness or the effects of a natural disaster.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 7 Downloads
The Rise and Fall
Students take a closer look at the global industrial economy. In this current events lesson, students listen to a lecture about the infrastructure of the global economy, specifically how it affects Britain's Rover company. Students investigate where common products and goods are made.
4th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
The New England Fishing Industry:Sea Changes in a Community
Explore New England's economic and cultural past and possible issues New Englanders will face in the future. Middle and high schoolers research the fishing industry and the need for regulation. They analyze the topography of New England and various primary source documents related to the fishing industry in order to write a found poem.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
New Review International Trade and Exchange
Your class members will begin this great lesson on the interests of international free trade and exchange by participating in an exciting hands-on simulation. They will then proceed to read a comic book on the topic and complete guided reading questions, and conclude by reviewing an interview on globalization with an op-ed writer from the New York Times.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Architecture of New England and the Southern Colonies as it Reflects the Changes in Colonial Life
Students compare and contrast the various types of architecture in the Southern colonies. Using slides, they discuss how the homes were made and the materials used. In groups, they identify how the types of homes reflected the lifestyles of the colonists living in the Southern colonies.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads