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Voice of America

Henry Ford, 1863-1947: He Revolutionized the Auto Industry

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
How did Henry Ford change the world? One word: automobile. After reading a two-page passage about Henry Ford's contributions to society with the invention of the automobile, readers respond to a series of 10 reading comprehension...
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Henry Ford Museum

You Can Be an Innovator ... Like Henry Ford

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Why did Henry Ford want to invent a car for the masses? Why did Henry Ford locate his factory in Detroit? Why did Henry Ford encourage the idea of a 5-day work week? Young innovators find the answers to these and other question in a unit...
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Curated OER

Henry Ford: A Cultural Icon

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students conduct research online for information about Henry Ford and his assembly line, examine economic, technological, and social changes that resulted from Ford's innovation, and use notes and resources to write five paragraph essays...
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Curated OER

Ford's Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Industrialization and mechanization of products such as cars have deeply affected the US economy. The class discusses the affects of Ford's assembly line production of automobiles. They watch a video, fill out worksheets, and investigate...
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Henry Ford

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study Henry Ford and his invention of the assembly line. They write about the differences between cars of the past and the cars they see in their community today. They take a fieldtrip to the Henry Ford Mansion.
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Curated OER

Do the Research! Henry Ford

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Henry Ford instructional activity, students research information about the inventor of mass produced cars. Students write the answers to 4 short answer essay questions.
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Curated OER

Assembly Line and Henry Ford

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners examine how an assembly works.  In this assembly line lesson, students discuss the details of an assembly line, then think of something in their home that they could put together in steps.  Finally, they list the step-by-step...
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Curated OER

Calling All Inventors: Celebrate National Inventors Month

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Start off the school year by engaging learners in a creative study of inventors and their inventions.
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An Incredible Journey: Exploring Brave New Worlds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers, after reading the novel, Brave New World, research in depth topics like the production and consumption of Henry Ford, Pavlov's and Skinner's behavioral science work, as well as the existence of Utopian and dystopian...
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Curated OER

Henry Ford Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars demonstrate reading comprehension skills, including reading strategies, inference, literal meaning, and critical analysis.
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Curated OER

Henry Ford and Assembly Line Production

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study Henry Ford and the imprtance of the history of automotives. They participate in learning stations to assemble diagrams simulating an assembly line. They produce pictures at each station and pass the picture on to the next...
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PPT
Curated OER

The Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Let's take a look back at America during the 1920s and 1930s. Information regarding the economics in the 1920s that led to some of the issues during the 1930s are covered using text and images. Learners will consider economic booms,...
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Curated OER

Reading Comprehension: Famous Inventors-Henry Ford

For Students 6th - 7th
For this reading comprehension worksheet, students use a reading passage on another page to answer seven questions about Henry Ford.
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PPT
Curated OER

Nineteenth Century Progress

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Highlight some of the major players and progressive inventions that shaped the latter half of the 19th century. From Thomas Edison to Vaudeville, this outline of pop and tech culture provides an American cultural context. Note: Use this...
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Curated OER

The Incorporation of America

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The incorporation and industrialization of America is covered in this image-rich slide show. While text is limited, there is no shortage of great images showing the progression and causes of American Industrialization. Perfect...
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"The Big Cheese"

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders research and examine the significant individuals of the 1920s and their impact on American society. They identify characteristics of people who make a difference, and in pairs conduct research on two people with...
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Curated OER

"Big Three" Bailouts

For Students 9th - 12th
What does your class think about big business bailouts by the U.S. Government? Find out with this activity, where learners analyze a political cartoon comparing the "Big Three" automakers with the Greek Myth of Sisyphus. Background...
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The History of Ethanol in America

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore and examine the production of biofuels from the 1850's to the present. Included in their research is Henry Ford, ethanol, World War I and prohibition. They explain the importance of grains and grasses for the...
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Curated OER

Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 2

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
”If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right.”—Henry Ford. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson plan two of 20 continues with the class getting to know each other. There is review of the crane stance, the...
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Curated OER

Industrial Revolution: A Definition

For Teachers 8th - 10th
America sure did have a few growing pains during the Industrial Revolution. Share the problems, causes, effects, and reformation that marked the turn of the century and shift in policy during US industrialization. This slide show...
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Henry Ford Museum

Human Impact on Ecosystems

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
An environmenta science unit includes three lessons plus a cumulative project covering the ecosystem. Scholars follow the history of the Ford Rouge Factory from its construction on wetlands and how it destroyed the environment to its...
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Grapes of Wrath: Setting up Historical Context

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss life in the 1930s in relation to the Dust Bowl and Great Depression, then do a cross-media analysis. Here you'll find background information on film maker John Ford, writer John Steinbeck, and 1930s America. You can compare the...
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Annenberg Foundation

America's History in the Making: Classroom Applications Four

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The final installment of a 22-part American history series examines the many faces that make up the country's story. From Henry Ford to Tulio Serrano, scholars use biographical evidence and Internet research to uncover the people behind...
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On the Line

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners view a television program that traces the use of the assembly line in mass production and the subsequent conflict between workers' rights and management. They analyze and discuss the portrayal of the American worker over time...

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