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Upton Sinclair, Theodore Roosevelt, and Harvey W. Wiley

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Though Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle shocked the American public into a thorough examination of the meat-packing industry, the author was disappointed that his book's main argument—the exploitation of American immigrants—was not part...
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Upton Sinclair’s, The Jungle, and Urban Living Conditions (1906)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Upton Sinclair intended to write The Jungle in order to call attention to the living conditions and the treatment of immigrant workers in the meat-packing industry in 1906. As a close reading exercise, class member examine three pages...
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The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 3 short answer and essay questions about Sinclair's The Jungle. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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The Jungle Project: Creating a Magazine

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To conclude a study of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, groups create a multi-media magazine in which they investigate one aspect of the foods industry. The packet details the requirements for the project, and includes rubrics for assessing...
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Literature Study Guide - The Jungle

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Guide readers through Upton Sinclair's The Jungle with a packet that provides templates for a reading schedule, a literature question page, and a supplementary list of literary activities. 
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Comparing The Jungle with Fast Food Nation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Where's the beef? Should you eat it? Young investigative journalists are asked to read excerpts from Upton Sinclair's 1906 The Jungle, and guided by a list of questions, compare Sinclair's muckraking novel about in the Chicago...
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The Progressive Era: Muckrakers

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Using Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, guide your class in the process of identifying unknown terms using context clues and formulating text-based answers. The lesson plan includes a useful worksheet incorporating scaffolding questions on an...
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The Progressive Era: Muckrakers Grade 8

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
As you explore an excerpt from Upton Sinclair's The Jungle with your class, discuss how his descriptions of the meat-packing industry caught the public's attention and helped to promote change in the Progressive Era.
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The Jungle: Character Analysis Writing Assignment

For Students 10th - 12th
Activate character analysis skills with this short paper prompt for Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. Writers explain the significance of a chosen character, using character traits, decisions, and actions to support their argument. This...
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Jungle Discussion Questions - Chapters 6-11

For Students 9th - 12th
For this reading comprehension worksheet, students read chapters 6-11 of Upton Sinclair's' The Jungle and then respond to 12 short answer questions based on the reading selection.
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Jungle Discussion Questions - Chapters 18-22

For Students 9th - 12th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read chapters 18-22 of Upton Sinclair's' The Jungle and then respond to 8 short answer questions based on the reading selection.
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The Role of The Jungle in the Early 20th Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Study the origins of investigative journalism with a lesson plan on inquiry, audience, and evidence. Class members examine passages from Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, the Reynolds report on the conditions in Chicago stockyards in Chicago,...
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Jungle Discussion Questions - Chapters 1-4

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read chapters 1-4 of Upton Sinclair's' The Jungle and then respond to 11 short answer questions based on the reading selection.
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Jungle Discussion Questions - Chapters 12-17

For Students 8th - 12th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read chapters 12-17 of Upton Sinclair's' The Jungle and then respond to 9 short answer questions based on the reading selection.
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Jungle Discussion Questions - Chapters 23-26

For Students 9th - 12th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read chapters 23-26 of Upton Sinclair's' The Jungle and then respond to 7 short answer questions based on the reading selection.
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Literature About Chicago: Prose vs. Poetry

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
For this comprehension exercise, readers compare Carl Sandburg's "Chicago" to a description of the city from Upton's Sinclair's The Jungle.
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Upton Sinclair's The Jungle: Muckraking the Meat-Packing Industry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore muckraking. In this American history lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. Students respond to discussion questions pertaining to muckraking...
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Picturing America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Images, images. Young people today are surrounded by images and it is critical that they become aware of how they are impacted by these images. Here's a series of activities that encourage learners to develop their skills in reading...
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The Jungle

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students take an inside look at Industrial Revolution issues. For this Industrial Revolution lesson, students read The Jungle by Upton Sinclair and conduct research regarding the author. Students also rewrite portions of the novel and...
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The Power of Fiction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore fiction that moves individuals to social action. In this literature instructional activity, students read The Jungle by Upton Sinclair and analyze its literary worth as well as its investigative journalism. Students...
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ELA.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Focus on writing argument essays with your high schoolers. The lesson suggested here focuses on The Jungle, by Sinclair Lewis; however, the idea could be adapted for other texts. Check out the quick quiz provided at the end of the...
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Life in THE JUNGLE

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss problems immigrants may have when coming to a new country. They take on the role of a law maker from the era and create an action plan and policy based on samples they read (links provided). Students discuss ways their...
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The Progressive Movement

For Teachers 10th - 11th
While the Progressives never formed a political party they did develop an ideology. Provide viewers with an interesting, yet challenging presentation on the Progressive Movement that introduces key individuals and highlights key events...
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Excerpt from The Jungle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A reading of an excerpt from The Jungle, Upton Sinclair's exposé of the meatpacking industry, launches a discussion of business ethics and the power of investigative journalism.

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