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157 reviewed resources for division of labor

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Production: Specialization and Division of Labor - Grade Three

For Teachers 3rd
Learn about the concept of specialization of labor with your class. In this specialization of labor lesson, 3rd graders work in teams to produce a product. They work in either a division of labor or independent production method. They...
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DIVISION OF LABOR

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students define division of labor. They read books about how things are produced to help illustrate the concept of division of labor. They suggest other items that could illustrate division of labor. They create a sample flow chart...
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Division of Labor

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore cottage industry and division of labor. They study the Industrial Revolution and its effects on workers and productivity.
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Specialization and Division of Labor

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine how specialization and division of labor increase productivity and explore several characteristics of a market economy. In this specialization and division of labor lesson, 4th graders discover the power of...
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Division of Labor

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students study the Industrial Revolution and its effects on workers and productivity in order to explain the concepts of division of labor and cottage industry.
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Child Labor Industrial Picture Analysis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the plight of child laborers. In this photo analysis instructional activity, students use the attached worksheets to analyze photographs of child workers. Students discuss the working conditions and write letters to...
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Ten Mile Day

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Get your class working on the railroad with this detailed and interactive lesson. After reading and discussing Ten Mile Day, learners explore division of labor, human capital, and productivity with a hands-on group activity in which they...
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Persuasive Writing: The importance of Work Permits

For Teachers 8th Standards
Eighth graders research the importance of getting a teen work permit. They read through some child labor laws, discuss their own work experience, and then formulate an opinion on the topic in order to write a persuasive essay.
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Division of Labor Worksheet

For Students 6th - 9th
In this worlds of work and play worksheet, students think about the division of labor in their own household and consider how responsibilities break down along gender and age line as they complete the provided graphic organizer.
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Production: Specialization and Division of Labor

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders select a product to produce. In teams, pupils participate in hands-on activities to explore the concept of specialization. They discover the differences between a division of labor and independent production. Classmates...
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How Farming Planted the Seeds for the Internet

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Is farming the greatest innovation in all of history? Watch as modern technology and advancements are traced back to the invention of farming in the Neolithic Revolution. The video illustrates how agricultural surplus led to division of...
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The Real Monopoly: America's Racial Wealth Divide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore America's racial wealth divide. In this Teaching Tolerance lesson, students play a "rigger" version of the game Monopoly and reflect on the game and economic injustice in the United States.
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Mexican American Labor in the U.S.

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine how the United States historically shifts policies toward Mexican and Mexican American laborers to acquire cheap, temporary labor. In this US History lesson, 9th graders research the history of immigration from...
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"Card" Specialty

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders experience how an assembly line works. In this division of labor lesson, 3rd graders create an assembly line to create cards for their pen pals or buddies.
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"Card" Specialty

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders make a greeting card for their pen pals or book buddies while studying specialization and division of labor in Social Studies.
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Specialization and Trade

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do companies work better when everyone works on everything, or when each person or department focuses on one specialized task? Explore the benefits of specialization and trade in the modern global economy with a explanatory video.
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Ten Mile Day

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze the impact that improvements in human capital, the use of capital goods, incentives, and division of labor can have on productivity. In this productivity instructional activity, students listen to the story Ten Mile Day...
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How Economic Systems Developed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explain the basic functions of the various economic systems. As a class, they identify the main characteristics of capitalism and the advantages of division of labor and specialization. They describe the relationship...
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Card Specialty

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders make a card. In this labor instructional activity, 3rd graders read Let's Visit a Toy Factory and discuss division of labor. Students make a greeting card for their pen pals or book buddies. Students visit 8 stations to...
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Mexican American Labor in the U.S.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the history of immigration, particularly from the perspective of Mexicans and Mexican Americans. In this Mexican American labor lesson, students research questions from the perspective of an assigned group. Students...
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Lesson Plan on the Division of Labor

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explain how workers performing specific tasks contributes to the total production output of the workers.
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Classroom Businesses : Economics, Social Studies

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students develop their own classroom businesses (deskwashing, art supplies inc., etc.) and then consider such issues as supply and demand, goods and services, division of labor and opportunity cost.
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Making Sense of the Employee Free Choice Act

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the Employee Free Choice Act. For this workers' rights lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of the legislation. Students work in pairs to discuss questions and debate the...
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Development After Birth

For Students 7th - 9th
In this reproduction worksheet, students identify the causes which contribute to secondary sex characteristics to develop. Then they determine when the adolescent growth spurt begins and ends for girls and for boys. Students also...

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