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Do your high schoolers every wonder how to become an entrepreneur? Have them examine real-life entrepreneurs to find out. They discuss the financial needs and responsibilities of entrepreneurs then explore the reality of entrepreneurship. A great way to bring economic to life.
Eighth graders examine the implications of industrialization. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, 8th graders analyze images and documents from the era in United States history and determine what types of legislation should be passed to support and protect citizens during the era. Students also write reflection essays about how the changes during era impacted United States citizens.
Eleventh graders explore American government reform. In this Progressive Era lesson, 11th graders read about the Era in their textbooks and in the provided handouts. Students then create group presentations and write essays on the role of Progressives in changing American government.
Learners examine the reasons why people leave their country to live in another. In groups, they use print and electronic resources to answer questions about where immigrants came from during different time periods and advice given to African Americans. To end the lesson plan, they calculate the distances to America from various European and Asian countries.
Young scholars analyze cartoons by identifying the symbols, characters and information and its significance in history. They examine the economic and political changes in contemporary America. They determine that political cartoons play an important part in telling the history of a given period of time.