Methods of Reform: The Lowell Mill Girls
Pupils define reform. They identify different reform methods. Students evaluate reform efforts inspired by the Lowell Mill girls. They see how group organization and advocacy would eventually lead to important scoical change.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Fights, Freedom, and Fraud: Voting Rights in the Reconstruction Era
As part of a study of post Civil War era, young historians investigate the changes in voting rights during the Reconstruction Era (1863-1876), the fraud involved in the Hayes-Tilden presidential election of 1876, and efforts by Pap...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Shorts in January? Is Climate Change Good for Us?
Students investigate the differences between weather in the past and in today's world. In this climate change lesson, students review what they currently know about global warming, then discuss ways climate change might make life better...
4th - 7th Science
Yankee Doodle: How Has It Changed over Time?
Grab your feathers and your hat! And perhaps some macaroni! It's time to investigate the evolution of "Yankee Doodle Dandy." Groups do a close reading of sheet music covers, lyrics, and even YouTube videos to see how this political song...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Industrialization In Lowell, Massachusetts
Students explore the idealistic expectations of the industrialists who financed and built mills in Lowell, Massachusetts. They research how the expectations of Lowell mill founders compared to the reality of life in the textile mills for...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History