We found 16 resources with the concept strikes
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Last March: The Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Martin Luther King, Jr's most well-known march was in Selma, Alabama, but his final march was in Memphis, Tennessee, in solidarity with the sanitation workers' strike. An informative article offers learners a glimpse into the...
Labor Markets and Minimum Wage
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can raising the minimum wage lead to unemployment? Young economists watch a rapid-paced video from Crash Course Economics to learn about supply and demand in the labor market and the ways that the minimum wage can both stimulate economic...
Contrasting Perspectives: Should the Farmworkers in Esperanza Rising Go On Strike? (Chapter 12: "Los Esparragos/Asparagus")
5th CCSS: Designed
Explore multiple perspectives through a jigsaw activity that will improve your pupils' understanding of the characters in Esperanza Rising as well as their understanding of strikes and human rights. Tapping into prior knowledge, and...
Building Background Knowledge: Why Do Workers Strike? (Chapter 11: "Los Aguacates/Avocados")
5th CCSS: Designed
Make connections between Esperanza Rising and human rights with the activities outlined here. The instructional activity starts out with a brief quiz and review of the novel. After that, pupils circulate and share quote strips that you...
The Outrage of Ordinary Men: Pennsylvania's Role in the Great Railroad Strike of 1877
9th - 12th
Young scholars study the events that surround the Great Railroad Strike of 1877. For this historical lesson students work in groups to analyze documents, determine the facts and present a summary of their findings to the class.
"Necessity is the Mother of Invention" The Impact of the Industrial Revolution on the World
Sixth graders trace the the origin of the Industrial Revolution in England to iits arrival in the United States. This ten lesson unit emphasizes the role played by the business barons and the impact on workers around the world.