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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 11 Views 26 Downloads
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 70 Views 66 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Unexpected Family History
The history of the northern states' involvement in the slave trade is not widely known. This resource uses the PBS documentary, Traces of the Trade, and the nonfiction book, Children of the New England Slave Trade, to examine this aspect of slavery in the US.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Second Visit To Old Sturbridge Village-The Story Tour
Learners 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
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
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 10 Views 12 Downloads
Colonial North America
Showcase the religion, conflicts, daily life, and politics of Colonial North America. A very well-done presentation highlights all the major colonial groups, social norms, demographics, and political struggles of the time. Perfect for an independent work station, and great for note taking or for added interest during lecture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 88 Views 150 Downloads
Think counting sheep will put you to sleep? Not in this engaging lesson! Scholars get a brief background on shepherds' methods of counting their sheep and the various ways sheep are kept and used. Learners get a geographical perspective on the original shepherding countries and learn the Celtic terms originally used to count a score of sheep.
3rd - 6th Math 9 Views 83 Downloads
The Miracle on the Han: Economic Currents
Learners explore the state of South Korea's economy. For this economic development lesson, students examine the evolution of South Korea's economy following the Korean War. Learners 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
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
New Review The Free Silver Movement and Inflation
Why are US dollars no longer backed by gold and silver? What is our medium of exchange, and what would it be like to live in a barter economy? Learners consider these questions, as well as learn about the major historical events in the evolution of American currency.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
American Life in the 17th Century: 1607-1692
What was American life like during the 1600s? Help your class discover facts about the unhealthy conditions at Chesapeake Bay, the tobacco economy, Bacon's Rebellion, colonial slavery, the Salem Witch Trials, and colonial life. Slides are text-driven and void of photos, but provide good information.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 20 Downloads
I Can Buy Anything I Want: Consumer Debt and Social Responsibility
A clear, comprehensive overview of consumer debt, credit, interest, international currency, and social responsibility, this 45-minute session falters in the application stage. You'll need to create a way for learners to demonstrate their understanding after discussing readings.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 20 Views 37 Downloads
Colonial American Trade, Currency, and Economy: The instability of a colonial economy
Students view an image of Nathanial Hurd's "Table of Conversions." They will work in small groups to complete a worksheet. Students participate in a discussion about colonial Boston's economy. This lesson is a precursor to a visit to the "About Face" exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 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 73 Downloads
New Review A New Bedford Voyage!
A thorough set of activities, articles, and reference material can enlighten your class about the history of whaling in New England. Kids travel back to a time when whale products were valuable and hunting whales was a way to help the blooming American economy.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 7 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 instructional activity, 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