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Instagram Scenes Activity (Common Core)

INSTAGRAM SCENES ACTIVITY G3-7 *Plot: Students choose the key scenes/ moments of a story and draw them as Instagram posts. *Character: Students draw Instagram photos that would have been taken by 6 different characters in a story. *Perspective *Biography *Visual Metaphors

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The Assembly Line Simulation – The Industrial Revolution

Your secondary students will love this engaging and interactive activity! Students will simulate working on an assembly line during the Industrial Revolution. Students will compete to make toy soldiers. The teacher will act as the company manager, firing students if they are not performing. Turn up the heat and play the “Factory Sounds” sound clip included to simulate a real factory at the turn of the century. Detailed teacher and student directions are included. FUN! FUN! FUN!

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Turn of the Century Immigrant Drawing

Turn of the Century Immigrant Drawing activity -immigration -gilded age -American History -editable

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American Imperialism: World Leader or Bully Worksheet & Lesson

This fantastic CCSS focused lesson plan covers American Imperialism and whether the US acted more like a "leader" or a "bully" through its actions during the late 1800's to early 1900's. it covers the Spanish American War, annexation of Hawaii, and more!

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Assembly Line Work & Ford Motor Co.: A Common Core & Research Based Lesson

Would you have joined the new assembly line at Ford Motor Co.? Your students will research a wide variety of sources including interviews from early Ford employees, an article written by Henry Ford about working on the assembly line, and historians commenting on the Antisemitism and treatment of immigrant workers by administrators at Ford Motor Co.

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Andrew Carnegie Biography Worksheet

This brief worksheet includes a biography of the famed millionaire robber baron Andrew Carnegie and a set of comprehension questions that gauge students' understanding of the reading and key concepts pf the Age of Industry. A great activity for younger students to bring reading into the classroom and have them relate their lives to that of Carnegie's at their age. Includes an answer key for your convenience.

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Progressive Era Muckrakers Chart and Worksheet

This worksheet features a simple chart of 7 famous American muckrakers, their works, subjects, and the effects they had on America. After reading the chart, students complete a set of analysis questions to help demonstrate their understanding of muckrakers and their effects.

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American Imperialism Packet with Primary Sources & Readings

This American Imperialism Packet with Primary Sources Readings features an excellent Common core aligned lesson for imperialism!

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Gilded Age Robber Barons & Progressives Dinner Party Lesson

This fun activity has students read about and sit 8 Robber Barons & progresives at a dinner table, making sure to sit each one next to another person that they have something in common with! An awesome activity for Common Core reading and visual learners! Includes all 8 short readings, 3 dinner tables templates, and a bonus Progressives newspaper assignment!

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John D. Rockefeller and Standard Oil Cartoon Analysis Worksheet

This simple worksheet includes a primary source political cartoon about John D. Rockefeller's famous Standard Oil monopoly. Students must read an introductory text and then analyze the cartoon to answer a set of analysis questions. This makes for a great warm up when you cover the Gilded Age in America, industrialization, or Robber Barons.

This complete 1 day lesson plan features a visually striking powerpoint that covers the major effects of the Industrial Revolution. Rather than simply copying the notes, students must analyze whether each effect was positive or negative and list it in the correct category. While some such as "improved education" are simple, others like "population increase" lead to excellent class discussions as students weigh the pros and cons.

"Have students use the Silent Film Director app on their iPad to explain labor and business reforms of the Progressive Era." via Sean Junkins ADE - http://sjunkins.posterous.com/progressive-reform-with-the-silent-film-direc