The Brooklyn Bridge Project Packet

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When looking at the Brooklyn Bridge, the awesomeness of building such a structure in 1870 comes to the forefront. Learners comprehend how builders took on such a massive project so long ago. Using photos, political cartoons, and letters, they uncover the dangers as well as the triumphs of the incredible feat with written interpretations of each document.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Split the class into groups to research each of the 10 documents and present to class
  • Place large copies of all visuals around the room for all to see during the lesson
Classroom Considerations
  • Limit group sizes to three to facilitate collaboration
  • Resource provides questions and worksheets for classroom use
  • Lesson contains printable letters, cartoons, and photos 
  • None