Petition for Change : Worker Rights, Women's Suffrage, Industrial Revolution, US History
Sixth graders work in cooperative groups to write a description of a typical day in a fabric mill as described in the book Lyddie by Katherine Patterson. They create a petition calling for industry reform.
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Lyddie: An Instructional Unit Resource Guide
Katherine Paterson’s young adult novel Lyddie is the foundation of a differentiated instruction unit that not only explores the rise of industrialization and labor but women’s rights issues as well. The resource links, list of...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Towards Separation of Church and State in Gloucester
Explore New England government in the 1700's with your class. They will identify historical documents as primary or secondary sources, then read and discuss the significance of these documents as they relate to the "freedom of religion"...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
American Civil Rights Movement Menu
Students investigate racism in the United States by creating a menu. In this Civil Rights lesson, students identify the cruelties enacted upon African Americans in the 1950's and 60's as they fought for equality. Students create a menu...
3rd - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Childhood Lost: Child Labor in the United States, 1830-1930
Working in groups, middle and high schoolers describe and discuss photographs depicting working conditions experienced by child laborers in the 19th century. They then write a persuasive paragraph supporting an amendment to regulate the...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Art to Zoo: Life in the Promised Land: African-American Migrants in Northern Cities, 1916-1940
This is a fantastic resource designed for learners to envision what it was like for the three million African-Americans who migrated to urban industrial centers of the northern United States between 1910 and 1940. After reading a...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Jacksonian America and the Indian Removal Act of 1830
Students utilize primary sources to explore the national climate concerning Native American Indians during the Andrew Jackson administration. They are presented with opinions for and against the Indian Removial Act of 1830 as they...
5th - 12th English Language Arts