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Orphan Trains

Students are introduced to the concept of orphan trains. In groups, they research the history of the New York Children's Aid Society and begin to identify the social-trade offs involved on the orphan trains. They examine the geneological research done by the orphans to find their families as well.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
World History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research