Industrial Revolution - Industry and Labor Teacher Resources

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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
If ever a person wanted to know about the start, spread, and effects of the Industrial Revolution now would be the time to ask. Answer questions regarding facets of the Industrial revolution in slide show format. Each slide contains...
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The Industrial Revolution: Matching

For Students 9th - 12th
This online, interactive worksheet provides 21 matching questions about the industrial revolution. It covers people, events, inventions and more. Quiz-takers submit their answers and receive their score immediately.
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Industrial Growth (1865 - 1914)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It wasn't like the American Industrial Revolution just happened overnight; or did it? Critically examine the inventors, inventions, investments, and tycoons that made the Industrial Revolution happen. Covered are over 50 years of...
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The First Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A wonderful and comprehensive look at the first Industrial Revolution. Starting with events, inventions, and changes in thought that occurred in the 1700's, the presentation moves through the technological advancements in industry and...
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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the impact of the Industrial Revolution. In this Industrialization lesson, 10th graders take notes on a SMART Board presentation and conduct research on urbanization, enclosure, assembly lines, boarding houses, and...
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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Contrasting between the "Haves" and the "Have-Nots" of 18th-19th century Europe, this presentation explores the social and technological implications of the Industrial Revolution. Inventions, social trends, and scientific breakthroughs...
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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Consisting of of a pre-test, a class discussion, an oral presentation, and a web exploration and internet research activity your young historians will engage with the content of this plan. Your class will define the differences between...
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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students explore what life was like during the Industrial Revolution.  In this United States History lesson, students analyze a specific job then complete a webquest about that job.  Once their research is complete, students work in...
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Industrialization of the American Landscape

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students summarize the three sectors of industry and how these sectors applied to the Industrial Revolution. Students apply their skills in research and note-taking, as well as vocabulary building through web organizers. Students...
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American Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
While the Industrial Revolution may have fueled America's rise to the top of world markets, the child laborers often faced dangerous conditions. Using primary source images and other information, scholars consider what these children...
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Industrialization: The Human Impact

For Students 8th - 11th
In this industrialization activity, students read assigned textbook pages and then complete a graphic organizer where they list how various groups of people were affected by the changes in the ways they worked and lived.
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Big Business & Industrial Cities

For Teachers 4th - 7th
This is a true gem. This PowerPoint is well-organized, has bullet points you control (which gives you time for discussion), has sound effects, and covers several aspects of American industrialization after 1900. The presentation begins...
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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders analyze the impact (costs/benefits) of the Industrial Revolution on various groups of people in society (gender, children, socio-economic class, etc.). They then evaluate the impact of industrialization on the environment.
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Russian Leaders and Industrialization

For Students 8th - 12th
For this industrialization worksheet, students read the provided 1-page article about the Industrial Revolution in Russia and then respond to 8 short answer questions based on the information presented.
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Was There an Industrial Revolution? Americans at Work Before the Civil War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the First U.S. Industrial Revolution. They identify positive and negative effects of early industrialization, read first-hand accounts, role-play and interview individuals, and participate in a debate.
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Study Guide: Northeast Building Industry

For Students 8th - 10th
Are you done covering the Industrial Revolution and ready to hand out the end of the unit exam? If so, you may consider giving your class a well-composed study guide. This guide includes nine vocabulary words, three important events, the...
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Industrialization

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine government regulations. In this industrialization lesson, 11th graders look into what was going on inside American factories during the era. Students read excerpts of The Jungle and watch selected video clips...
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Life in the Age of Machines

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
What was life like during the Industrial Revolution? Using a variety of activities, including writing out the dreams of laborers, industrialists, and urban dwellers, learners consider the positive and negative impacts of the Age of...
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Building a Skyscraper

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The construction of skyscrapers is no simple undertaking, involving the careful coordination and planning of many different people. The third activity in this series explores this detailed process by first teaching children about the...
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Review Game: American Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
So what were some of the reasons the industrial revolution began in America? REview some of the causes of the Industrial Revolution like, the cotton gin, textile mills, ports, and transportation. There are a total of nine questions. Tip:...
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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the development of the textile industry in Great Britain. They link the rapid growth in both the textile industry and in coal mining in Great Britain. Students connect the process of industrialization to the...
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Working Conditions in the Industrial Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine working conditions during the Industrial boom. In this Industrialization lesson, students analyze primary sources in order to chart the responsibilities of workers in industrial jobs.
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Labor Unions in the Cotton Mills

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To unionize or not to unionize? That is the question high schoolers consider in their investigation of the labor union movement of the 1920s. After a brief review of the Industrial Revolution and the importance of the textile industry in...
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Was There an Industrial Revolution? New Workplace, New Technology, New Consumers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the changes in the U.S. in the period of industrialization before the Civil War. They analyze census data, list/describe inventions and innovations, explore various websites, conduct a Factory Simulation activity, and...