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57 resources with the concept unions

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Pullman Strike

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
History is ironic, isn't it? In the Pullman strike, federal power thought to protect citizens was used to break the union. What started as a quest for better wages and benefits during an economic crisis was crushed through violence and...
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Child Labor and Human Rights

For Teachers 4th Standards
How young is too young to have a job? A thoughtful lesson guides scholars through different texts to learn about child labor conditions, the right to safe working conditions, and fair wages. Class members ultimately complete writing...
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Business in the Middle Ages: Working in a Guild

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Long before modern labor unions, guilds worked to ensure that workers had a fair wage. But, in medieval Europe, they also cooperated with the government. Using a simulation and primary source analysis, young scholars become hatters in...
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Human Venn Diagram

For Teachers 9th Standards
Take the class outside and sort the classmates. Using three big circles, class members create a living Venn diagram. Pupils stand in the appropriate circles based upon the descriptions and return inside to create poster diagrams using...
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Who Fought for the Union?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners read New York Times articles, letters, and listen to songs written from a soldier's perspective during the Civil War in order to understand who was fighting in the Union Army. This is a great lesson, complete with weblinks,...
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What This Cruel War Was Over: Slavery and the Civil War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Can't travel to Richmond for your Civil War unit? This plan creates an authentic experience, using primary sources and the essential question: Over What Was the Civil War Fought? Historians examine the Appomattox Marker, the site of Gen....
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Chapter 3 Test: Civil War

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Although specific to a certain book, this test and review relating to the Civil War could used in any classroom. The questions asked are appropriate for students learning about this era in U.S. History. Questions could be altered, or...
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Reconstruction (1865-1876)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Easily broken into pieces for several class sessions, this presentation is a great way to transition your class out of a Civil War unit and closer to the 20th century. Engaging photographs, including relevant maps and humorous political...
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Civil War Research Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Give your WWI study collaborative energy using a group research project. Groups are assigned one of the six main themes (included). Each group has an outline to guide research but will need an assignment guide. Consider supplementing the...
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Civil War Essay Writing

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students, in groups of three, research a topic about the Civil War. They present thier research to the class in an orally.
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U.S. History Worksheet #72

For Students 5th - 8th
Why did the North win the war? For this United States history worksheet, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions pertaining to the Civil War. A short answer question is included as...
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The Real Numbers: Union and Intersection of Sets

For Students 8th - 9th
Not everyone can get what they want in a smoothie. Learners determine the fruit they can place in a smoothie given constraints and preferences. The union and intersection of sets must be taken into consideration.
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Venn Diagrams: T-Shirt Mystery

For Students 6th - 8th
Sorting your t-shirts is easy with Venn diagrams. Individuals use a drag and drop interactive to classify shapes on t-shirts into Venn diagrams. A set of challenge questions tests whether the classification is correct.
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How Do You Graph the Union of Two Inequalities?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Two given inequalities and you need to find the union. What is the union? Well, it just means that you need to show the graphs of the given inequalities on the same number line. Keep in mind, less than, greater than, and equal to, and...
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Heroes of the Union

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The major figures in the victorious Union are pictured in this presentation, which makes up in photographs what it lacks in information. The slides would best accompany a lesson on the Civil War within in the context of a more detailed...
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Civil War and Reconstruction

For Teachers 5th
Factual statements relevant to the Civil War, Reconstruction, slavery, and the 13th, 14th or 15th Amendments are started on each slide, prompting students to complete the sentence with an important term . There are 32 questions phrased...
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Probability

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this probability worksheet, students explore theoretical probability, empirical probability, tree diagrams, and conditional probability. This twenty-four page worksheet contains approximately 80 problems. Answers, explanations, and...
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I Am Freedom Bound!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Upper elementary and middle school learners engage in this awesome lesson plan on the Civil War. In it, they watch streamed video, perform Internet research, engage in hands-on activities, and use their geography skills to locate...
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How Do You Find a Union and Intersection from a Venn Diagram?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Is there a difference between the union of sets and the intersection of sets? The teacher uses a Venn diagram to illustrate how to determine what makes a union and what makes an intersection of sets.
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Integrated Algebra

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this integrated algebra worksheet, learners solve problems covering topics studied during the year.  Problems include topics such as slope-intercept, Venn Diagrams, finding the solution to multi-step algebra problems, writing...
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Civil War Time Line

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students develop time lines of various events that took place during the Civil War. They sequence events in chronological order and demonstrate research skills using the Internet and library sources.
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A Flag Divided

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore the flags of the Union and Confederacy, explore the symbolism of those flags, and create flags of their own.
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Cesar Chavez Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist Video

For Students 3rd - 7th
Long hours, no restrooms, and low pay were all part of the life of migrant farm workers before the work of union leader Cesar Chavez. The video describes the life of Chavez and his family working in the fields of California. It also...
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The Farm Worker Movement

For Students 4th - 12th
An impactful video details the work of Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta in creating the United Farmworkers. In the 1960s farm workers of California stood together to better their working conditions. Making their way to Sacramento,...