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Charlie Needs a Cloak
Second graders receive a piece of wool yarn. They describe the yarn's color, size, texture, and shape. Students use magnifying lenses to observe the yarn. They read the book "Charlie Needs a Cloak." Students use "production verb cards to think about the steps Charlie followed to produce his red cloak.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Read a narrative describing various types of trade restrictions, and then engage in a debate about a new tariff. Critical thinkers will evaluate arguments to determine who benefits and who is hurt by the new tariff. Consider assigning each learner a side to argue for.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 50 Downloads
Early 19c Industrialization in America: The Market Revolution
Posing a question about the effects of American Industrialization, this presentation provides viewers with a comprehensive look at the 19th century. From the "Lowell Girls" to the Iron Horse, these slides would be an excellent supplement to your unit on the Industrial Revolution in America.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 14 Views 26 Downloads
Industrialization and mechanization of products such as cars have deeply affected the US economy. The class discusses the affects of Ford's assembly line production of automobiles. They watch a video, fill out worksheets, and investigate a series of websites.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 13 Views 19 Downloads
Honors Introduction to Economics Unit-1 Study Guide
Here are 27 concepts and five graphs for learners to consider as they study for their first economics exam. The topics cover typical introductory concepts and may be useful for any economics class, even those without the corresponding textbook.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 39 Downloads
Banking 18: Big Picture Discussion
Sal further ponders the meaning of wealth in this video, which explores the values of gold, land, and money. Touching on Adam's Smith's definition of wealth, the presentation discusses the philosophy of utility and what different media of wealth are truly worth in an explanation about inflation.
14 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
WHAT MAKES OUR BLUE JEANS BLUE?
Twelfth graders become aware of the environmental, social and economic issues related to the production of blue jeans. They explore the relationship between individual clothing choices as well as global issues. In addition, they summarize the conditions under which textile items are manufactured.
12th Science 3 Views 50 Downloads
Fort Wayne's Industrial Girls
Eighth graders explore what life was like for Fort Wayne's "industrial girls." In this industrialization lesson plan, 8th graders discuss the conditions that the Indiana factory girls worked in as well as their backgrounds. Students also investigate health risks, gender bias, and the long hours the girls worked.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Global Wrap 11/18/08
Young scholars examine the global economy. In this economics lesson, students participate in reading and research activities about gross domestic product, consumer prices, inflation, consumer price index, industrial production, and unemployment rates in the global marketplace.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 77 Downloads
Nature and the Environment in Postwar Japan
Japan has a complex relationship with the environment. Explore this relationship with your class through this resource. Included are thought questions, several activity ideas that range from writing, to discussion, to research, and an idea for a theoretical conversation about attitudes toward nature.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Track the Path of Coffee From Farm to Store Shelf
Students investigate the cultivation and marketing of coffee. In this global studies lesson, students consider the connections of the 21st century world as they explore how coffee makes it from farms to their homes. Students consider the economic impact of the food chain as well as the workers in developing countries.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Harry Wu: Forced Labor
Over the course of two class periods, young historians explore human rights issues; specifically, forced labor in China. This resource provides everything you need, including relevant vocabulary, an anticipatory activity, and a small-group project.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Little House In the Big Woods
Students explore economics by reading classic literature with their classmates. In this farm production lesson, students read the famous story Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Students complete handouts based upon farm resources, inputs, outputs and natural resources mentioned in the story.
5th - 7th Language Arts 7 Views 27 Downloads
Ninth graders explore the concept of urbanization. In this urbanization lesson, 9th graders analyze a case study regarding the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain. Students research of the impact of the revolution on economic development, population growth, and environmental change in Great Britain.
9th Social Studies & History 22 Views 70 Downloads
To study circular flow, learners use the plans to trace through a series of interconnected economic and financial flows to explain the workings of the American economy. They use the model developed to comprehend the effects of Federal Reserve monetary policy.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 77 Downloads