Philanthropy And Children Who Are Homeless Lesson 2: Was the Orphan Train Philanthropic?

Students study the lives of homeless children who rode the Orphan Train by reading first person essays of the children's experiences. They examine what rights were denied to the homeless children during the late 1800's and decide whether the Orphan Train was an act of philanthropy or not.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
2006
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