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Lesson: Looking Closer: The Artwork of Shinique Smith
A critical discussion regarding the nature of Shinique Smith's second-hand clothing art is the foundation for the lesson. Critical thinkers fully analyze the meaning behind her work, taking close consideration of where the clothing came from and where it will end up.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Understanding the Industrial Revolution
This 4-page worksheet on the industrial revolution asks over 40 questions on everything from economics to politics to inventions. It appears that this accompanies a specific reading; however, the corresponding text is not identified. You would want to use this as a reference, but without the correct reading, the assessment is questionable to use as is.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 83 Views 453 Downloads
Rural America in Transition
Pupils examine the changes in rural America in an economic sense. In groups, they research the problems rural areas face in the 21st century. They examine the economic policies in effect and how they help or hurt rural America.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 62 Downloads
Factory vs. Plantation in the North and South
Learners discuss and compare life in the South and life in the North during the American civil War. They compare factory management rules to plantation management rules during that period. A variety of assessment activities are completed.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 36 Views 61 Downloads
Lowell and the Factory System
Students examine the efforts of early American manufacturers to implement the factory system on a large-scale in the town of Lowell, Massachusetts. They examine the idealistic goals of the industrialists who financed and built the Lowell mills.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 4 Views 7 Downloads
Young scholars investigate the indicators the Fed uses to determine the course of monetary policy. In this monetary policy lesson, students define economic indicators and the conditions they reflect and explain the three functions of the Federal Reserve System.
10th - Higher Ed Math 7 Views 58 Downloads
Learners develop an understanding of monetary policy. In this monetary policy lesson, students define economic indicators and specify the economic conditions they reflect. Learners explain the three functions of the system and play a card game to review vocabulary associated with economic indicators.
10th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 37 Downloads
Industrialization In Lowell, Massachusetts
Pupils explore the idealistic expectations of the industrialists who financed and built mills in Lowell, Massachusetts. They research how the expectations of Lowell mill founders compared to the reality of life in the textile mills for the young women who comprised the factory's principal work force.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 19 Downloads
Made In Mexico
Second graders engage in a literature study that highlights the making of guitars in Mexico. They strengthen reading comprehension skills by using the illustrations to help derive meaning from the text. The students discuss the economic principles mentioned in the book.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Industrial Age in America: Sweatshops, Steel Mills, and Factories
Eleventh graders discuss the working conditions that led to the Haymarket Affair, the Homestead Strike, and the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. They take a stand on sweatshops today, supported with evidence.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 27 Downloads
Students discover different economic systems. For this global economy lesson, students research the levels of economic activity, types of economies, maquiladoras and the differences between a free market economy and other systems. This lesson includes and article, overheads, and 2 activities.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 16 Views 64 Downloads
Japan's Economic Miracle
Students explore the concepts of price and demand. In groups, pupils simulate the purchase and selling of land in Japan. They create a loan, and make decisions to buy or sell as the economic market fluctuates. Classmates discuss their decisions and analyze their results.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Theory of Comparative Advantage
Young scholars take a closer look at comparative advantage. In this economics lesson, students discover details about opportunity cost, comparative advantage, and absolute advantage. Young scholars participate in a simulation that requires them to calculate comparative and absolute advantage as they engage in trade.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 24 Downloads
Second graders identify the economic principles and processes that are helpful to producers and consumers when making good decisions. Students will read, comprehend, interpret, analyze, and evaluate literary text as well as explain how people get the economic resources needed to produce a product by describing how Maria and her family barter and trade their eggs for other resources to make chicken sancocho.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
American Growth and Expansion in the late 1800s
Eleventh graders examine a picture of John Gast's, American Progress to determine what they know about American growth between 1877- 1900. By working through thirteen center or folder activities, they study the economics, industrialization, immigration, technological change, and expansion of America.
11th Social Studies & History 8 Views 45 Downloads