Laura Loiacono

Laura Loiacono

Laura Loiacono
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Everything Progressive Era! 8-10 days of lesson plans, covering muckrackers, Progressive reformers like Jacob Riis and Jane Addams, the woman's suffrage movement, the Progressive Presidents (Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson), the Election of 1912, and the civil rights leaders Booker T.

Everything Progressive Era! 8-10 days of lesson plans, covering muckrackers, Progressive reformers like Jacob Riis and Jane Addams, the woman's suffrage movement, the Progressive Presidents (Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson), the Election of 1912, and the civil rights leaders Booker T.

Two documentaries recall the day a century ago when a fast-moving blaze at the Triangle factory in Greenwich Village killed 146 people.

York City's Triangle Shirtwaist Factory burst into flames, killing 146 workers and changing the way America viewed its laborers. In the months after the blaze, dozens of workplace regulations were passed, helping to make factories much safer.

Progressive Era and Gilded Age: Muckraker Station Activities

Progressive Era and Gilded Age Muckraker Station Activities

"Stations are great to keep students actively in engaged." Says one teacher whose class used these muckraker activities as part of their study of the Progressive Era.  Love to take on the role of investigative reporter.

"Stations are great to keep students actively in engaged." Says one teacher whose class used these muckraker activities as part of their study of the Progressive Era. Love to take on the role of investigative reporter.

Fifth Grade History Worksheets: Ellis Island Immigration Process

Fifth Grade History Worksheets: Ellis Island Immigration Process. Could be used for fun at the high school level.especially in an American History course going over Immigration.

Quick 30-40 minute activity for the Progressive Era. A set of readings and a graphic organizer on some of the leading muckrakers, along with a primary source excerpt from Upton Sinclairs The Junglea big hit with the high school set. Answer key is included!

Quick minute activity for the Progressive Era. A set of readings and a graphic organizer on some of the leading "muckrakers," along with a primary source excerpt from Upton Sinclair's The Jungle-a big hit with the high school set. Answer key is included!

Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire made headlines across the nation.  This is from The Times Picayune in New Orleans

Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire made headlines across the nation. This is from The Times Picayune in New Orleans

Progressive Era Lesson Plans, Worksheets, and Printables. And other great resources. Social studies.

This young girl is one of the many children who are working at factories. Many children worked in unsafe working conditions making it a very dangerous place to work.