Economic Development in Southern Africa
In this Southern Africa worksheet, students complete a cause and effect chart while reading several passages, then answer three comprehension questions.
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The Industrial Revolution: Life in the Cities
What was life really like in American during the Industrial Revolution? Middle and high schoolers explore tenement living, assembly lines, factory work, and the blossoming world of technology in a series of educational and engaging...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Public Hearing on a Proposed Airport: Economic Boon or Environmental Mistake?
How can the decisions of local government impact each individual citizen? Your class members will take on the roles of shareholders and consider a proposal to build an airport in their community. Working in groups, they will make...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Beyond the Gold—The Alaska Gold Rushes
Inquiry, investigation, and research are the hallmarks of a lesson plan that asks class members to examine a variety of primary and secondary sources about the Alaskan gold rushes. Groups then present their findings in the form of a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Industrial Economy
Delve into the nitty-gritty of American industrialization in the decades after the Civil War, a period which saw the introduction of a national currency, dramatic population and economic growth, and the birth of the first modern...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Resources and Economic Development
Identify natural resources in the world and how they translate into economic development. In this global economy lesson, your class will utilize the Internet to view an Oregon Time Web which they research to examine the history of...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History