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55 resources with the keyterm child labor

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Why do Americans and Canadians Celebrate Labor Day?

For Students 9th - 12th
A day off from work to celebrate...labor? Find out why on the first Monday of every September, Americans and Canadians celebrate Labor Day. Viewers will learn about the unique history of the first Labor Day, in which workers not only...
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Documenting Child Labor in Nepal

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, using Apple's iMovie, create a digital documentary to raise awareness about the existing child labor in Nepal.
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Childhood Lost: Child Labor in the United States, 1830-1930

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Working in groups, middle and high schoolers describe and discuss photographs depicting working conditions experienced by child laborers in the 19th century. They then write a persuasive paragraph supporting an amendment to regulate the...
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Child Labor in America

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Students investigate child labor during the Great Depression. In this US policy lesson, students evaluate multiple layers of the social, economic, and political affects of policy during the Great Depression. Students will engage in 5...
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Lord Shaftesbury

For Teachers 7th - 8th
One of the negative effects of the Industrial Revolution was the advent of child labor. Discover the good deeds and law making powers held by Lord Shaftesbury. Each slide describes his life and his contributions to child welfare,...
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Industrial Revolution: A Definition

For Teachers 8th - 10th
America sure did have a few growing pains during the Industrial Revolution. Share the problems, causes, effects, and reformation that marked the turn of the century and shift in policy during US industrialization. This slide show...
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China in Revolution 1911-1949 (Part 3/10)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Economic struggles and deprivation lead to discontent, providing fertile ground for Communist organizers. �"Pull back your fist before you strike�" becomes the battle cry of Mao Zedong's Red Army as they use guerrilla warfare tactics...
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Comparing and Contrasting Images of Child Labor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study child labor in the 19th century through one painting and multiple photographs. In discussion and writing, they consider the differences between photography and painting as mediums for expressing these attitudes.
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Narrative Writing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Imagine a day in the life of a child who has to work 12-14 hours a day, seven days a week. After viewing images and reading stories of child laborers, class members select an image and write a richly detailed narrative about a typical...
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The Growth of the American Labor Movement

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Explore the world of labor unions and organized strikes of the early 20th century in this presentation. With stark pictures of child laborers and striking workers, these slides are sure to leave an indelible impression on your students-...
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Child Labor Today Versus Nearly a Century Ago

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view two photos of child labor and compare them.  In this child labor lesson plan, students compare a present and past photo of children working.  Students write a comparison of the changes they see.
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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students explore what life was like during the Industrial Revolution.  In this United States History lesson, students analyze a specific job then complete a webquest about that job.  Once their research is complete, students work in...
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Child Labor in the Carolinas

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore child labor and how children were exploited and used in the work place. For this Industrial Revolution lesson, 5th graders research child labor by reading, looking at photographs and drawing conclusions then sharing...
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The Progressive Era

For Students 5th - 6th
In this history worksheet, students study a chart with information about 4 organizations: National Woman Suffrage Association, National Child Labor Committee, Charity Organization Society, National Association of Colored Women. Using the...
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A Historical Career Search

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students analyze the use of language, including non-standard written and oral English. They write persuasive, descriptive, narrative and/or evaluative pieces in response to the story read and keep reflection journals. Finally, students...
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Child Labor during the Industrial Revolution and Now

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research topic of child labor by studying Industrial Revolution, read about child labor laws, and examine countries where child labor still exists today. They then choose single question to research from list, and create...
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Work, Lyddie! Work!

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students research links concerning early factory labor, child labor in today's world, and diseases on young laborers. They work on a loom, analyze a mill bell schedule, read a mill girl's diary, and write a poem or song exhibiting empathy.
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Child Labor in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine harsh conditions and expectations of the child laborers of the late 1800s and early 1900s in the coal mines of Pennsylvania, and write a one week journal as a child coal worker.
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Early Industrialization

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders analyze primary source documents emphasizing young people in factory labor (mill workers during 1840-1860). They study hours of labor, ages of laborers, reasons for working, and working conditions. They write a poem or song.
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What Were Social Effects of the Industrial Revolution?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Attempting to address Standard 10.3 (the effects of the Industrial Revolution), this presentation falls short and isn't a helpful resource. It contains some good information about the emergence of a middle class during this time, but...
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World of Work - Laws That Affect Children Who Work Part 2

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the Industrial Revolution. In this Child Labor lesson, 9th graders research the different laws that impact children. Students write a reflection to these laws.
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World of Work- Children in the Workplace Part 1

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students examine child labor laws. In this primary source analysis activity, students collect and compile information into their digital learning portfolios about labor laws that they research online.
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That Was Then, This Is Now

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the world power of the United States. In this Social Studies lesson, 5th graders choose a world issue and identify ways the United States could help to solve the situation. Students determine the consequences and...
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Child Labor Laws in America and Nebraska

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Young scholars research child labor laws in Nebraska and America. For this child labor lesson, students examine primary and secondary sources regarding legislation on child labor and create posters that highlight the laws of 1907 and 1910.