Ideas for Newsies - Movies captivate, inform and entertain. They are storytelling come to life. There are three ways that movies can be used effectively to teach history: to intrigue, to inform and to initiate discus…
February Addie Card, 12 years old, anemic little spinner in North Pownal Cotton Mill, Vermont. Girls in mill say she is ten years. She admitted to me she was twelve; that she started during school vacation and would "stay." by Lewis Wickes Hine.
The Assembly Line Simulation – The Industrial Revolution
Photo-journal of a typical pilgrim girl. Students wrote their own story about the day from dawn to dusk and then illustrated it in a scrapbook style. It was a great response to literature that showed what they learned about colonial life.
During a unit on Industrialization and Imperialism, students will complete three projects to demonstrate their understanding of the major happenings of the time period. They will choose two activities from the first chart in order to consider industrializ
The Industrial Revolution Project is where students pretend to be an inventor from the time period and market their invention. Through this project the students will learn about business and marketing as well as the impact of industrialization.