Fifth graders write a research paper on the four parts of the Industrial Revolution previously studied. They are to have a rough draft and a timeline of their topic. They are to also create an invention and pitch their idea to the class.
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Inventions and Inventors of the American Industrial Revolution
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, students research the inventions and inventors of the era and then create their own...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Building a Skyscraper
The construction of skyscrapers is no simple undertaking, involving the careful coordination and planning of many different people. The third lesson in this series explores this detailed process by first teaching children about the main...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Child Labor during the Industrial Revolution and Now
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...
5th Social Studies & History
What Caused The Industrial Revolution In Maine?
Students investigate the apparent causes of the industrial revolution in the state of Maine. They read a text provided by the teacher. Then students use a concept map to organize information. The core of the discussion and research is...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Big Business & Industrial Cities
This is a true gem. This PowerPoint is well-organized, has bullet points you control (which gives you time for discussion), has sound effects, and covers several aspects of American industrialization after 1900. The presentation begins...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History
The Beginning of Industrialization
Set the stage for early industrialization with a look at the work of Charles Dickens. After that the inventions, innovators, and changes in technology are clearly outlined. This presentation focuses on the start of the Revolution which...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Car Mania: The legacy of the Industrial Revolution
Students explore careers in modern industry. In this industry lesson, students take a look at the car industry. Students brainstorm things they feel are important for a high quality car to have and list them on a car template. Students...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History