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The Gospel of Wealth by Andrew Carnegie: A Close Reading

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Andrew Carnegie's "The Gospel of Wealth" provides high schoolers an opportunity to engage more complex text. After a close reading of the essay and an analysis of Carnegie's argument that the rich are superior because they earn money,...
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Compare and Contrast: American Business Leaders

For Students 8th - 12th
Gather information about various business leaders in this graphic organizer. Pupils fill in information about Andrew Carnegie, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Frank Woolworth, John Jacob Astor, John Rockefeller, and William Randolph Hearst in...
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Libraries

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners research Andrew Carnegie and explain why he chose libraries as his benefactions. They examine the impact of libraries in America. They research how their own community libraries are being supported and have been supported in the...
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The Rise of Industry 1860-1900

For Students 9th - 12th
In this industrialization worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer questions about Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, and J.P. Morgan.
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Philanthropy in History

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners understand the importance of books in past and present societies. In this philanthropic lesson plan, students compare Andrew Carnegie and Benjamin Franklin's perspective on the importance of everyone being able to read. Learners...
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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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Celebrity Philanthropists

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils research celebrity philanthropists. In this philanthropy lesson, students read an article about Andrew Carnegie and identify ways he was philanthropic. Pupils choose a celebrity philanthropist to research.
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Advise and Consent

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students survey people of the community to collect opinions regarding a problem. In this philanthropic lesson, students understand the philosophy of Andrew Carnegie about giving back. Students study a problem and propose a solution.
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If Libraries Could Talk

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study how libraries were developed in towns in Wisconsin. They research the life of Andrew Carnegie and his generosity.
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Mark Twain- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Introduce readers to Mark Twain with a mini biography that details Twain's life and works.
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History of Labor Day

For Students 6th - 12th
Labor Day, its parades and picnics, has become a marker for the end of summer vacation. Introduce kids to the key people and events involved in the creation of this national holiday with a video that provides a brief overview of the...
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Celebrity Philanthropists

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore celebrity philanthropists. In this character development instructional activity, students research a celebrity who has demonstrated philanthropy. Students write and present a report including biographical information...
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Creative Writing: Middle School Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Enhance a unit on historical fiction with an engaging writing lesson. Learners bring the Industrial Era to life as they compose their own historical fiction pieces based on primary source images of Pittsburgh steel workers. 
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U.S. Involvement in Nation-Building Before Iraq

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students analyze U.S. involvement in Iraq. In this foreign policy lesson, students listen to their instructor lecture on America's nation-building policies. Students respond to questions pertaining to nation-building practices.
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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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20th Century Capitalism and Regulation in the United States

For Students 8th - 12th
The speaker in this lecture takes the viewer on a journey through the world of modern finance, from the era of Rockefeller and Vanderbilt to the 2008 financial crisis. Exploring the presence of the American government in the economy,...
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Immigrants Who Built America

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students research the lives of ten famous immigrant Americans. They conduct research, and match names with the accomplishments of famous immigrants on a worksheet.
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American Industrialists: Robber Barons or Captains of Industry?

For Teachers 11th Standards
Philanthropists, revolutionaries, or money-hungry businessmen? An interesting lesson examines four of the men who impacted business and industry in the nineteenth century. With group discussion, writing prompts, and worksheets, young...
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Vocab-u-lous! Build a Fabulous Vocab

For Students 7th - 8th
In this vocabulary worksheet, students select the best word choice to complete the sentence. All words correspond to the theme of Labor Day.
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The Industrial Age in America: Robber Barons and Captains of Industry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars define terms "robber baron" and "captain of industry," list positive and negative actions of one or more captains of industry/robber barons, and take and support stand as to whether particular financier/industrialist is or...
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Spanish American War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners study the role of perspective and bias in research and examine the Spanish-American War and the regions effected. They have a debating contest regarding the Spanish American War and create a map which would depict the events and...
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Trial at the Turn of the Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine and explore various aspects of change at the turn of the century including economic, political, civil and others. Students then locate and analyze various primary sources to write an essay that demonstrates their...
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The Gilded Age & the Progressive Era (1877–1917)

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, learners respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about the Gilded Age and Progressive Era in the United States. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet. 
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The Gilded Age & the Progressive Era (1877–1917)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the Gilded Age and Progressive Era in the United States. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Chapter 5 - Cram Jam Session

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore new vocabulary words which cover a diverse array of concepts from the world of business, immigration to the U.S., and immigrants who became famous inventors and business people in our country with your class. This is a great...
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Andy Warhol: The Last Decade

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Discuss pop-art, Andy Warhol, and the concept of collaborative painting with your class. Learners won't be analyzing Warhol's work, but they will be engaging in group activities to understand the collaboration in art. They'll make a...
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Home Energy Audit

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Youngsters make a mental assessment of electricity-consuming appliances in their homes and then evaluate them for the amount of energy consumed. They learn how to use power meters and measure the electrical consumption of several...
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The Rise of Big Business & the Labor Movement (6)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 13 fill in the blank questions regarding the rise of big business and the labor movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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American Industry Growth

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the economic growth from 1878 to 1893. In this social studies activity, 11th graders discuss how the improvements lead to an inequality in wealth and the problems that it caused.
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The Progressives and Direct Democracy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the Progressive Movement. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students listen to their instructor lecture on the Progressive Movement and direct democracy. Students respond to discussion questions connected to the lecture.
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CHAIN OF EVENTS

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students, exercising knowledge, reasoning and communication complete a chart that is well-organized and well-detailed. They assess the Economic concepts of supply and demand and how that relates to production and sales. In addition, an...
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Views Concerning U.S. Imperialism after the Spanish-American War

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research the impact of American Imperialism. In this Spanish-American War activity, students visit the listed Web sites to discover details about the war and its effects. Students use the information they locate to participate...
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Bill Gates: Sultan of Software

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students learn the biography of Bill Gates including his rise to richness through Microsoft and his ability to face his adversaries in turbulent legal disputes.
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Introducing World War II

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read the novel, Jacob Have I Loved and get an introduction to World War II.
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Circle of Caring

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine lives that have been lived for the positive good of others. In this philanthropy lesson, students discuss famous philanthropists and what they have in common. Students define philanthropy, discuss what caring means and...
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Circle of Caring

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, students study the works of well-known philanthropists and write an acrostic poem using the word CARING.
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Why did the Homestead Strike turn violent?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders practice reading skills while looking at different accounts of The Homestead Strike.  In this reading skills lesson, 5th graders practice sourcing, close reading, and corroboration through reading a timeline and primary...
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Special Teams

For Students 9th - 11th
In this language arts worksheet, students match famous peoples name with different NFL teams. They choose the name that would feel at home on the team. There are 22 questions with an answer key.
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Chapter 6 and 7 Unit Test

For Students 8th - 11th
In this Progressive Era and Big Business test activity, students respond to 15 matching, 3 multiple choice, and 4 short answer questions.
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History and Literature on Trial

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research a historical event containing a controversial topic. After collecting and organizing information, they develop a presentation for their part in a mock trial. Students perform as the judge, jury, defense, witness,...
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1876-1920 Word Search Puzzle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this literacy instructional activity, students look for the words in the puzzle that are related to the theme of the word search. Spelling skills are worked on.
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What is a Philanthropist and Why Do We Care?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice using the word philanthropy. They identify examples of philanthropy in America. They describe how certain philanthropic acts relate to the core democratic values.
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Broadcasting World War II

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders listen to several broadcasts from the WWII era. They research, write and perform simulated radio broadcasts concerning topics related to American society in World War II.
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It's Time to Put Our Money Where Our Mouths Are

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders choose a person who should be honored on our currency. They write a letter outlining the reasons for their choice.
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Social Studies: Commemorative Quarter Designs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research symbols from Texas history and make selections for quarter designs. In addition, they include written explanations to accompany their drawings. Coin designs cultural background and visually represent patriotism and...
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Alternative Discussion Formats: History and Literature on Trial

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are given a person who is going to be on trial. As a class, they determine what the person should be charged with and develop a pro and con statement for them. Using the internet, they research the topic and participate in a...

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