The Progressive Era: Muckrakers Grade 8

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As you explore an excerpt from Upton Sinclair's The Jungle with your class, discuss how his descriptions of the meat-packing industry caught the public's attention and helped to promote change in the Progressive Era.

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Includes good documents with vocabulary and scaffolding questions
Cons

  • Not very engaging, but could be improved by incorporating more visual resources or posing an insightful question at the beginning of the lesson as a motivation tool