Industrial Revolution - Influential People Teacher Resources

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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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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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Women and the Law Ladies of the 80's: 1780's, 1880's, 1980's

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine laws that have affected women in history: the 1780's, following the United States independence from England; the 1880's, the time of westward expansion, the silver/gold era, and the coming of the Industrial Revolution.
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A New Kind of Revolution

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders work together to compare and contrast life before and after the Industrial Revolution. They create a spreadsheet making the information easily available to them. Using the internet, they research one invention during the...
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Slavery in the North

For Students 6th Standards
Did you know Sovjourner Truth's birth name was Isabella Baumfree? Read about this famous abolitionist that was sold multiple times as a slave before she was finally emancipated in 1828.
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Entrepreneurs in History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the contributions of American entrepreneurs. In this industrialization lesson, students complete the provided handouts to determine how Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Hill, and Rockefeller impacted American society. Students...
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The Third Congressional Congress

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders access prior knowledge of the American Revolution. In this American Revolution lesson, 8th graders research important people and events of the Revolution.  Students role play various famous people and their impact on the...
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History through the Eyes of the Potato

For Students 7th - 10th
Would the Industrial Revolution have been possible without the potato? Not according to Leo Bear-McGuinness's video which traces the history of this famous spud from Peru to Europe and beyond.
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Yulia Tymoshenko

For Students 4th - 8th
In this famous person worksheet, students read a passage about Yulia Tymoshenko and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and...
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1935: What Should the Government Do about

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explain that between 1929 and 1933, the number of people who had jobs in the city fell by 75%. They study a pamphlet written during that time, and answer questions about the social issues of the day.
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The Victorian Era - History Through Literature

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students can learn about the Victorian Era through famous novels, such as "Wuthering Heights" and "Great Expectations".
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Biography Activity: Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

For Students 7th - 9th
Biographical information is interesting to read and personalizes a historical era. Middle schoolers read a passage on Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, then answer 4 critical-thinking questions.
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Urban Geography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this geography skills worksheet, learners respond to 28 short answer questions about urban geography. The reading that students should refer to in order to answer the questions is not included.    
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SoHo House: A Short History

For Students 5th - 7th
In this SoHo House learning journey worksheet, students read a short history of the So Ho house and the prominent workman associated with it. They read about James Watt, William Murdoch, and Matthew Boulton.
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Minerals, Crystals, and Gems

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students discover the relationships between minerals, crystals and gems. They bring in rocks that they find at home, in the schoolyard, etc. and examine them and attempt to identify them. They set up a classroom exhibit that includes all...