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Chapter 10 Teacher Guide and Student Log

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Intended to be used with the 10th chapter of Francesco D’Adamo’s novel, Iqbal, a novel about child labor. The 42-page packet of intervention materials is designed to improve the reading comprehension of learners with special needs. As...
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Chapter 3 Teacher Guide and Student Log

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Intended to be used with the third chapter of Francesco D’Adamo’s historical novel, Iqbal this packet of intervention materials is designed to improve the reading comprehension of learners with special needs; however, the strategies are...
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Chapter 2 Teacher Guide and Student Log

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A reading of the second chapter of Francesco D’Adamo’s historical novel, Iqbal, launches an investigation of child labor and child labor laws. In addition, class members are introduced to Level 3, Making Connections questions.
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The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Is Anyone to be Punished for This?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The stories of bodies falling to the pavement and girls dying in their seats echo to the present day. The New York City Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire—which killed 147 people, mostly young women and girls—galvanized the labor movement...
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Lewis Hine Shedding Light on Child Labor through Photographs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Industrial Revolution: long hours, low pay, and unsafe conditions. An eye-opening activity explores the darker side of industry and exposes the realities of child labor with photos. Scholars view four photos from the famous...
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Methods of Reform: The Lowell Mill Girls

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Although the girls and women who worked in the Lowell Mills are not often seen this way, they are the forbearers of the American labor movement. Pupils examine primary sources, including testimony about life at Lowell and labor laws, as...
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Bibb Mill No 1 Child Labor Photograph Discussion

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
There's no way a child can operate heavy machinery ... right? Pupils examine a photograph of a child operating a loom at mill to learn about child labor and its impacts. Prompts provoke thoughtful discussion or fuel a writing exercise.
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Analyzing Photographs of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
While a catalyst for the labor movement, 146 people lost their lives in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in 1913. A series of photographs of the aftermath of the tragedy help young historians consider the impact of the fire. The...
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Analyzing a Child Labor Photograph

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Sometimes images tell shocking stories. Individuals examine a Lewis Hines picture of children packing beans and consider the impact working in a factory had on their young lives. A series of prompts emailed to the teacher helps them...
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Grace Abbott | Unladylike2020

For Students 8th - 12th
A short video compares the work of 20th century reformer Grace Abbott with that of 21st century activist Christina Jimenez. The digital short focuses on the commitment of  both women to immigrant rights, child labor, and health care.
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The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
On March 25, 1911, 146 garment workers died in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Class members use primary source documents to research the tragedy and how it lead to the creation of labor unions and new labor laws. As an exit...
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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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Labor Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Labor Day isn't just a day off at the beginning of the school year! Learn all about the workers who fought for labor laws and workplace safety with an informative video about the origins of Labor Day.
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Victorian Children at Work

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
All work and no play? Sounds like the lives of children during the Victorian Era! A photographic presentation shows case studies, images, and easy-to-understand language that effectively explains the working conditions of children at the...
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Safe at Work

For Teachers 8th Standards
From minimum wage to minimizing injuries, young workers need to know their rights! The sixth and final lesson plan in a series of college and career readiness activities gets eighth graders thinking about safety and labor laws. 
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Hazards in the Workplace

For Teachers 11th Standards
Safety first! Safety first! A short video and a PowerPoint presentation introduce job seekers to child labor law awareness, safety standards, and ways to reduce workplace injuries. Class members first take a short workplace safety quiz...
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Labor Unions in an Industrializing U.S.

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Have class members eager to enter the workforce? They'll be glad to learn that things aren't how they used to be. Have your young historians examine then discuss four primary source images related to the negative effects of...
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A Lifetime of Responsibilities: Child Labor in Alabama

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
Imagine children working long hours in factories, coal mines, and in the fields. Class members examine a series of pictures and read about early attempts to regulate child labor and current child labor laws.
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Chapter 15 Teacher Guide and Student Log

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Following the routines established in the initial lessons in this series that uses Iqbal as a core text, kids complete their reading of Francesco D'Adamo's novel about child labor.
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Child Labor in Maryland: An Historical Investigation

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders, after reading two excerpts about contemporary child labor situations, discuss two broad questions in detail along with the industrial boom following the Civil War conditions in the United States. They investigate how the...
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Lesson on 'The Chimney Boy's Story' by Wes Magee

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Wes Magee's poem "The Chimney Boy's Story" about chimney sweeps/climbing boys is used as an introduction to a lesson that asks groups to research child labor in Victorian Britain. 
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Working for a Living: Child Labor Laws

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners research the working conditions in the late 1800's and the evolution of child labor laws. They discuss how the laws affect them today and if they are fair. They write a paper summarizing the laws and the view of the laws.
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Goal: Ending Child Labor

For Students 4th
For this ending child labor worksheet, 4th graders read, evaluate and analyze an article on ending child labor and answer seven comprehension questions associated with the article. Students either write a letter to a company trying to...
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The Impacts of the Industrial Revolution and Technological Developments

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders take a closer look at the lives of children during the Industrial Revolution. For this Industrialization lesson, 8th graders examine images of children at work in factories and read "Looking for Work'" and "Factory Girl."...