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    Teach middle school students about the importance of the industrial revolution through activities that involve assembly lines. Illustrate the innovation and effectiveness of an assembly line by setting up mini-factories in the classroom. As students participate in forming an assembly line, their und...

    Middle School Assembly-Line Activities



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      Middle school students learn about the industrial revolution through assembly-line activities.

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    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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