A Web of Workers
Young scholars create webs, emphasizing interdependence of workers and products in the community.
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Montgomery Bus Boycott: We Would Rather Walk!
Have historians use primary sources to learn about the circumstances and implementation of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and think about the issue of boycotts as a means of effecting social change. Wrap it up with a letter to the editor...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Persuasive Practice: A Mt. Rushmore Addition
Budding authors research a US President and persuade the National Park Service to add him to Mt. Rushmore. In addition to the persuasive essay, individuals are required to develop a visual presentation using a web-based software that...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Women in the Workforce: Young Women Mill Workers and Economic Power
Students use primary and secondary source documents to explore about the young women and the economic choices they made and the changes that resulted. They investigate how the decision to leave the farm and work in the mill impacted...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Paying With Their Health
Students consider the plight of immigrant workers. In this undocumented immigrant lesson, students compare the worker of the Industrialization era to the undocumented immigrant workers of today. Students read and discuss literature about...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History