English Economy Teacher Resources
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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...
10th Social Studies & History
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...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
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...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
A Second Visit To Old Sturbridge Village-The Story Tour
Students 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...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
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...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
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. For this nation divided lesson, 4th graders view primary sources, examine paper money and a political chart, and review recruitment posters.
4th Social Studies & History
The Miracle on the Han: Economic Currents
Students explore the state of South Korea's economy. In this economic development lesson plan, students examine the evolution of South Korea's economy following the Korean War. Students also consider the state of the Korean economy today...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
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...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 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...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
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...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History