J. P. Morgan Teacher Resources
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The Grapes of Wrath - Study Help
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 5 short answer and essay questions about Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 4 Views 24 Downloads
Entrepreneurs in History
Students examine the contributions of American entrepreneurs. In this industrialization lesson, students complete the provided handouts to determine how Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Hill, and Rockefeller impacted American society. Students conduct further research on the entrepreneurs and present their findings to their classmates.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 125 Downloads
Entrepreneurs in History
Young scholars examine the contributions of entrepreneurs from United States history. They read a biography of an American entrepreneur, and in small groups design and present a project related to their selected entrepreneur. As a culminating activity, students write an essay describing the characteristics of entrepreneurs from the past that would still be successful in the 21st century.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 34 Views 201 Downloads
Populism and the People’s Party
Students examine the history of the Populist Party as it relates to its reforms and economic plight. In this Populism and the People's Party lesson, students explore why farmers experienced financial difficulty at the end of the century. Students work in groups to compare the railroad expansion map of 1870-1890 to the one of mining and cattle frontiers in 1870.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Eleventh graders consider the case for Progressive politics. For this Progressive Era lesson, 11th graders read excerpts from The Jungle as well as articles about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Students also analyze images from the era in collaborative groups and share their findings with their classmates.
11th Social Studies & History 28 Views 140 Downloads
The Gilded Age & the Progressive Era (1877–1917)
In this online interactive philosophy activity, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about the Gilded Age and Progressive Era in the United States. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive activity.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 42 Views 195 Downloads
Immigration in the United States
Students 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.
4th - 5th Math 13 Views 78 Downloads
Growing Pains: Legislating a New Industrial Society
Eighth graders examine the implications of industrialization. In this Industrial Revolution lesson plan, 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.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
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.
11th Social Studies & History 32 Views 155 Downloads
Students 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.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 17 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, June 16, 2009
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 47 Downloads