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Industrial Revolution: Movers, Shakers, and Skyscrapers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The Industrial Revolution marked a shift in American economy and society, but how? Study the details of the Industrial Revolution, including the major players and economic forces behind the change in culture, with a collection of...
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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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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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Henry Ford: A Cultural Icon

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars 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...
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People Who Built America: Ford

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
The man behind the car that changed the world led a life of ingenuity and innovation. A passage about Henry Ford and his Model T inspires young readers to think more about the ways an idea can contribute to the greater society.
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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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Do the Research! Henry Ford

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Henry Ford worksheet, students research information about the inventor of mass produced cars. Students write the answers to 4 short answer essay questions.
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Assembly Line and Henry Ford

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students 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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Don’t Buy a Ford Ever Again, ca. 1960

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Learning how to craft an argument requires viewing an opposing position that one might find odious. An informational text reading assignment prompts high schoolers to read a primary source poster about boycotting Ford automobiles, and to...
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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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You Can Order Any Color, So Long As It's Black!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners discuss life of Henry Ford and creation of moving assembly line, explore major change in transportation that was embodied in Model T Ford, and develop advertisements for Model T that would appeal to buyers in early years of 20th...
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An Incredible Journey: Exploring Brave New Worlds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, 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 societies....
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Henry Ford Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students demonstrate reading comprehension skills, including reading strategies, inference, literal meaning, and critical analysis.
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Henry Ford

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate the life of Henry Ford. They use the background information in the activity to read about the many accomplishments that Ford made. They answer basic questions and complete a quiz.
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Henry Ford and Assembly Line Production

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars 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...
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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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What's an Engineer?

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What is an engineer? Find out in a brief video that explores types of engineers and the three essential questions every engineer asks and answers. Additionally, pupils discover real world engineers that have made an impact on life today,...
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Reading Comprehension: Famous Inventors-Henry Ford

For Students 6th - 7th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students use a reading passage on another page to answer seven questions about Henry Ford.
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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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Do Some Research

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In these beginning research worksheets, students read the incomplete introductory sentences, research to find the word to complete the sentences and then write and illustrate a report about George Eastman and Henry Ford. Students write 8...
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A Future Beyond Traffic Gridlock

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bill Ford, great-grandson of Henry Ford and executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, discusses his struggle to reconcile his two passions: automobiles and the environment. He explains how our current transportation systems are simply...
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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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Henry IV, Part 1 Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about part 1 of Shakespeare's Henry IV. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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"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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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 two of 20 continues with the class getting to know each other. There is review of the crane stance, the cat...
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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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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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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
Students 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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Migration to the Great Lakes States

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover the reasons why people migrated to the Midwestern portion of the United States. In this Midwest migration activity, 4th graders study vocabulary associated with the activity, watch two videos, and draw pictures of...
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On the Road

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the history of the automobile in the United States. They complete a Webquest, explore the PBS website, answer discussion questions, and locate and discuss newspaper articles about cars and travel.
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History 8 Ch.19b Word Search

For Students 9th - 11th
In this US History instructional activity, students locate and identify various vocabulary terms related to a particular period in US History. There are 15 words/phrases located in the puzzle.
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Model T Road Trip: Some Affects of the Automobile on America.

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students research the automotive revolution. In this American industrialization lesson, students use the Internet to explore the cultural contributions and impact of the automobile in America. This lesson includes several web resources,...
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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet: A Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Jamie Ford’s historical novel, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, explores the relationship between a young Chinese American boy and a Japanese American girl set against the backdrop of Seattle during World War II. The teaching...
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The Industrial Revolution: Life in the Cities

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
What was life really like in American during the Industrial Revolution? Middle and high schoolers explore tenement living, assembly lines, factory work, and the blossoming world of technology in a series of educational and engaging...
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The Truth About 10 Famous Inventions

For Students 9th - 12th
A scientific video focuses on ten famous inventions and the person credited with inventing each one. Then it describes the bigger picture of each invention and how it relied on those before them and around them. 
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Southern Renaissance

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How do authors use their writing as a means of responding to social and cultural change? Pupils watch a video, engage in discussion, read interesting author biographies, write an account of a typical day in a sharecropping family, and...
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Graphic Sources: Amazing Alice!

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this graphic sources worksheet, students read a paragraph about Henry Ford's car and read a graph that goes along with it. Students complete 5 multiple choice questions about Henry Ford's car.
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Case Studies of American Innovation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Studnets discover how the Industrial Revolution came to be in the United States. In this technological advancements lesson plan, students research creations by Henry Ford, the Wright Brothers, and Thomas Edison. Students create...
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Production Lessons Using a Series of Photo Essays

For Teachers K - 3rd
Have your class create a mural to show the sequence of steps in a production line. They label the economic resources used in the production of a product. They also get to participate in a production line and make choices regarding the...
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Paper Production

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students compare paper making by hand and by assembly line. In this manufacturing lesson, students compare and contrast the two main ways to make paper, by hand or by machine.  Students research paper making and have a class discussion...
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The Roaring 20s

For Teachers 7th - 8th
America during the 1920s was quite an interesting place! Bring the jazz, poverty, consumer excess, culture, and politics to life with this presentation. Primary source images, excellent descriptive text, and a wide span of topics are...
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The Assembly Line

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young scholars create an assembly line and build a simple car from LEGO bricks. They explore about the effects of Ford's use of the assembly line, auto financing, and increased wages to make his fortune early in the 20th century.
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Sustainability: Environmental Management and Responsible Manufacturing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When you think about environmental sustainability, the Ford Motor Company probably isn't the first company to come to mind. A four-lesson unit introduces learners to the idea of sustainability and environmental stewardship. It describes...
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June 4th Writing Prompt

For Students 5th - 8th
In this daily writing prompt worksheet, students learn that Henry Ford finished his first operational car in June 4, 1896. Students respond to a question pertaining to cars of the future.
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Car Assembly Line

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Visit a Mercedes assembly line as cars are put together with precision. Unlike other car production lines, this assembly is driven by technicians' hands, precision, and detail. This video can be used to show the reasons why some...
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Delta Boeing 777-200LR Assembly

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This musical montage-style video shows how a Delta Boeing 777 airplane is manufactured. It takes a combination of machines, engineering, and assembly-line production to put together this impressive flying machine. Ask your class what...
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Ready...Set...Let's Read!!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students observe and demonstrate various reading decoding strategies to improve their reading fluency. In pairs, they take turns reading sentences outloud to each other, with the goal of reading them more quickly each time. Students...
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Anti-Communism at Home

For Teachers 11th Standards
Have you ever been accused of something without cause? The sixth installment of an eight-part series asks scholars to create a museum exhibit on the anti-communist activities in the United States at the start of the Cold War. To make...
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Mass Production Using an Assembly Line

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the industrial revolution. In this industrialization lesson plan, 5th graders explore the concept of mass production via the assembly line. They then create an assembly line which demonstrates its costs and benefits...
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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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"Card" Specialty

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders experience how an assembly line works. In this division of labor lesson plan, 3rd graders create an assembly line to create cards for their pen pals or buddies.
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Interchangeable Parts Revolutionize Clock-making

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers consider assembly line production. In this instructional activity on Industrialization, students explore rifle manufacturing then create a workshop in the classroom to assemble clocks. They determine the pros and cons of...
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Zoom-In: Economics

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders look at pictures of assembly lines to determine the economics associated with them. In this economics lesson, 3rd graders determine what historical images can tell about how assembly lines affect the economy. They learn the...
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Creating a Shared Culture

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students simulate working on an assembly line in a shared culture. In this consumerism lesson, students participate in a lecture and note-taking session before working on a simulated assembly line. They work in a timed situation to...
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Entreprenuership

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define entrepreneurship and identify examples of those who have succeeded. Using the Internet, they research the lives of Henry Ford, Bill Gates and others. To end the instructional activity, they develop their own financial...
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A Time For Flight

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students visit the Henry Ford Museum to view an exhibit on flight. They take notes using a pilot log worksheet and create a timeline. They share their timeline with the class and use the internet to gather more information.
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1920's Word Search

For Students 9th - 10th
In this word search worksheet, students identify twenty four words related to the 1920's. Examples include Henry Ford, dancing, lifestyle changes, and Hoover.
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Simple Machines - Assembly Lines

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore Assembly Lines and the making of products.
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Time, Talent, Treasure and Economics

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students work cooperatively to create a quilt. They choose a pattern and determine the specific skills and steps needed to produce that quilt. Labor is divided equally between group members and a quilt is created assembly line style....
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Assembly Line Burgers

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore the reasons why the assembly line was formed and how it improves productivity. They practice with their own assembly line by making "burgers" out of wafers and frosting.
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Assembly Line

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore the benefits of using the assembly line method of production rather than the conventional factory method. They create animals in the assembly line method. Students are assigned a certain task to do in order to complete...
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Quilting Bee-Assembly Line Style

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify the roles of a producer and a consumer. In this economics lesson, students define the roles of a consumer and producer and produce a quilt using an assembly line.
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Card Specialty

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders make a card. In this labor lesson, 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 create and inspect...
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Writing Crazy Crayons

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders observe the workings of an assembly line. They classify old crayon pieces by color, melt them in candy molds, package them, and produce advertising literature to sell the product. Students share their work with the class.
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Auto Assembly

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this assembly line learning exercise, learners read the paragraph about the auto assembly line and its functions. Students study the auto assembly line diagram and then answer the questions about the assembly line.
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The 1970s in America

For Teachers 9th
In this 1970s worksheet, 9th graders answer ten questions with a word or phrase, decide which event (in three different pairs) occurred first, then link two groups of words together by writing what they share in common.
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Transportation Systems

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Learners analyze the evolution of cultural attitudes through the lens of transportation, examining several artifacts, documents, and photographs. Topics covered include how American attitudes have influenced society's evolution into a...
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World War I: The War to End All Wars

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What do you know about WWI? The creator of this fantastic presentation sure knows a lot! From the beginning of the war, to the trenches and the home front, World War I is discussed in full. Each slide includes images, blocks of...
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On The Road Again: Cars, Culture, and Change Along Historic U.S. Highway 67

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers look at historical photos and analyze some of the changes brought about by the automobile revolution in Arkansas during the 1920's. The book, A Journey Through Arkansas: Historic U.S. Highway 67, is used for...
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How to Implement Project Based Learning to Engage Students

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Can a math teacher employ project-based learning? Learn how one great math teacher uses PBL to design math projects that provide learners with a more challenging and holistic learning experience. A wonderful article, that includes three...
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Physics, Technology and Engineering in Automobile Racing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Start your engines! This five-lesson unit introduces physics and Newton's laws through automobile racing. Each lesson includes background information, a student worksheet, and an answer key. There are also culminating project...
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Brave New World Allusions and Terms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this worksheet on allusion and vocabulary, students review a list of allusions and terms unique to Huxley's Brave New World. Worksheet serves as preparation for the reading.
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Sunken Millions for People in our Past

For Teachers 5th
This multiple choice review covers famous historical figures from all walks of life.  each slide has a scoring set up in the corner which assumes two teams and allows for hints and lifelines etc. but it is not clear how to use this...
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Assembly Line

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Many hands make light work when it comes to mass production. Explore the purpose and necessary coordination for assembly lines as your class becomes a factory that is producing the hottest new toy, the Color Brick. During the first...
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100 Famous Quotes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore famous quotes from throughout history. In this multicultural literacy lesson, students work as a team to read and memorize a list of 100 quotes. Students participate in a game in which the first half of a quote is...
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Outdoor Survival

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Which of the following can you survive without for the longest time: water, food, or a positive mental attitude? The answer may surprise you. Guide learners of all ages through games, activities, and discussions about surviving in the...
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Socio-Economic Goals of the Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Equity. Increased productivity. Price stability. Environmental protection. Decreased poverty. Governments establish socio-economic goals and then must design and fund programs to address these goals. Groups investigate various programs...
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Student Loan Debt

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Should college loan debt be easier to discharge in bankruptcy? Scholars sort through the top three pros and cons to decide for themselves in preparation for a class debate or discussion. Learners may also participate in an online poll to...
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Transportation Then and Now

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Compare and contrast how transportation has changed throughout the years. This image-driven slide show depicts a variety of advances in transportation. Covered wagons, coaches, trolley cars, boats, and bikes are shown as they were in the...
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English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 6 - Exercise 2c

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive English vocabulary skills worksheet, high schoolers answer 10 matching questions which require them to fill in the blanks in 10 sentences. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Good Time and Bad: Roaring 20's, Great Depression, and WWII quiz

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Quiz your students on various topics related to the Roaring 20's, The Great Depression, and WWII. They'll ace any test after viewing this slide show. Tip: Turn this quiz into a game, see which side of the class is ready for the test.
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Historic Leaders Who Have Influenced A Community's Economy

For Teachers 3rd
Explore the world of invention with this lesson plan. Learners discuss historical figures who made contributions to the economy and identify important inventions. In the computer lab, they use educational software to create a...
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The Romantic Period

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What does the term romantic mean? As you introduce your class to the Romantic period and famous authors, artists, and musicians from the time period, make sure they know what sets this movement apart from previous movements! Several...
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Cars

For Students 5th - 7th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read the passage on cars. They then answer the 10 questions that go along with the reading.
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The History of Ethanol in America

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the use and history of ethanol. For this environment lesson, 7th graders explore how ethanol has been produced and utilized in America. Students research how ethanol could be used as a fossil fuel alternative.
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Simple Machines

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars examine what simple machines are, how they work, and how they have changed our lives. They conduct research on inventors and inventions, demonstrate simple machines using body parts, and create a class book about inventors.
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Trekking Across America

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students evaluate the impact of transportation on society, the economy, communication, and travel. They complete an inquiry project about modern modes of transportation, and compare transportation of the 19th century to transportation...
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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 instructional activity, 4th graders discover the...
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The Automobile

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to technological innovations that contributed to mass production of the automobile and how this allows large numbers of Americans to afford an automobile.
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Important and Unimportant Details

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read and analyze the story "The Amazing Soybean" for important and unimportant details. Students list each detail they find in one of the three web boxes provided.
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Technology: Mass Production and Standardization

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore standardization and mass production by creating verbal visual vocabulary tables. They discover how industrial inventions increase profits for businesses. Students create three-tiered definition concept trails using...
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The American People

For Students 8th - 11th
In this 1920's America instructional activity, students respond to 14 short answer questions about the stocks, working conditions, the Harlem Renaissance, and wealth during the decade.
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I Am Interested in Knowing More About...

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this interest survey worksheet, students consider the list of animals, people, and miscellaneous topics marking 10 that would like to know more about with an X.
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Dinosaurs

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Pupils use educational software about different dinosaurs to determine what group of dinosaurs each belongs in.
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Dinosaur Groups

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine different dinosaurs and what groups they belong in. Educational software is used to guide the lesson plan.
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Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discover the process of writing,. including the different steps to be taken in accomplishing the writing process to come up with the final published pieces.
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African-American Inventors

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students conduct research on a variety of African-American inventors. They choose an invention that they feel has had the greatest impact on the world today and write a short summary of the invention, its impact and the inventor's...
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Inventors & Their Inventions

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students complete a number of activities about inventors and inventions. They compete in an invent a pizza contest, after researching the inventions of Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell and the Wright Brothers.
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The Great Gatsby, 1920s, Famous People

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils participate in the Great Gatsby Project Description. They research about famous people of the Jazz Age, prohibition, fashions in the 1920's and automobiles of that time period. Students share their findings with classmates.
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Socials Word Search Puzzle

For Students 5th - 6th
In this language arts worksheet, students study 32 words in a word bank, then locate them in a word search puzzle. There is no apparent connection between the words and the meaning of the title is not known. Note: Several words in the...
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Capitalization

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this capitalization worksheet, students read sentences and underline words that should be capitalized. They identify the first word in a sentence, proper nouns, and titles. There are 20 sentences on this one-page worksheet. An...
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The Secrets of Success

For Students 7th - 9th
In the secrets of success worksheet, students, with a partner, read and discuss three definitions of success. Students state how they would define success.
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Equations of Linear Functions

For Students 9th
In this equations of linear functions worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 14 various types of problems. First, they write the particular function of the line described. Then, students transform that line to slope-intercept form....
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From War to Peace

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this post World War I worksheet, pupils review a chapter as they write 5 vocabulary terms that match 5 definitions, change 3 false statements into true statements, and explain 2 historical themes regarding this time period in United...
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General Knowledge Quiz About the USA

For Students 5th - 6th
In this facts about America worksheet, students complete a 14 question multiple choice on-line interactive quiz about the U.S.A. Included are historical facts, famous people, and landmarks.
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The Golden Age of Radio

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze popular radio shows of the 1930’s-1940’s.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders examine life before television and one of the ways people entertained themselves.  Students present their radio show as a...
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Representing Text in an Outline

For Students 6th - 8th
In this comprehension strategies worksheet, middle schoolers answer 5 multiple choice questions regarding text comprehension and outling skills, then answer 5 multiple choice comprehension questions. 
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Life in a Box: Great Inventor: The life and times of Alexander Graham Bell

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine inventions and guess what they are and who invented them. In this inventors lesson students work in groups; each group is given a box with a picture of an invention and other clues.  They must guess what the invention is...
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With Liberty & Justice For All

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders consider the power of taking a stand. In this democratic values lesson, 5th graders examine documents and images associated with women's suffrage, civil rights, voting rights, and abolition. Students respond to questions...
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Active or Passive

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this active and passive voice worksheet, students write sentences and choose the correct tense for the active and passive voice. Students complete 3 activities total.
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America's Castles: The Age of Invention

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students tour the estates built by America's wealthiest visionaries during the years 1911-1929. They discuss the Age of Invention and the people associated with that age in US history.
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Time Machine: Drive for the American Dream

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students view a documentary on automobiles. Americans have always been in love with automobiles. They are a definition of character, and a representation of social status. After viewing, students discuss what they saw and create an...
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Interest Survey

For Students 6th - 7th
In this science and social studies activity, students complete a survey about their interests. Students check each subject that they are interested in, such as killer whales, Thomas Edison, and magnets.
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Sesame Street Letter Recognition

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Learners study the letters of the alphabet, explore different shapes, rhyme, and listen to the different sounds of the alphabet to help them sound out words and begin elementary level reading.
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Mary Had A Little Lamb

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders listen and observe the role play of the various versions of the poem. They take notes while listening and observing and develop their own versions of "Mary Had a Little Lamb".
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Historical Leaders Who Have Influenced Community's Economy

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research historic figures and leaders who have influenced the economics of their communities. They prepare individually trading cards to share with the class. Students produce media in various formats (print, graphical,...
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Entrepreneur: Anita Roddick

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students discover how entrepreneurs make their living. As a class, they identify the characteristics of entrepreneurships and their attitudes. Using the internet, they research the life of Anita Roddick, who founded the Body Shop. They...
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Journal Prompts

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students practice writing a response to a famous quote. In this writing lesson plan, students copy and respond to the given quotes. There are 183 quotes in this lesson plan.
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Estimation With Historical Sources

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use estimation to determine heights and lengths from photos. In this estimation lesson plan students view historical photos of people including national monuments and famous locations. They use proportions to determine...
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Capitalization and Punctuation

For Students 6th
In this grammar worksheet, 6th graders complete 10 multiple choice questions about capitalization and punctuation with interjections, quotations, and abbreviations.
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Slavery Lesson

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the issue of slavery. For this African American history lesson, 4th graders visit a website to take a virtual journey on the Underground Railroad. Additionally, students read various suggested slave narratives....
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Movies Are Us

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students watch a movie, and answer teacher created questions in order to explore the brain.

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