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Upton Sinclair's The Jungle: Muckraking the Meat-Packing Industry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore muckraking. In this American history lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. Students respond to discussion questions pertaining to muckraking...
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The Meat-Packing Industry in Chicago During the Progressive Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine maps showing the hog and corn distribution of the United States. In groups, they research the reasons why Chicago became the natural hub for meat-packing processing in the United States. They examine changes in...
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The Jungle

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners take an inside look at Industrial Revolution issues. In this Industrial Revolution instructional activity, students read The Jungle by Upton Sinclair and conduct research regarding the author. Learners also rewrite portions of...
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The Progressive Era: Muckrakers Grade 8

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
As you explore an excerpt from Upton Sinclair's The Jungle with your class, discuss how his descriptions of the meat-packing industry caught the public's attention and helped to promote change in the Progressive Era.
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Upton Sinclair’s, The Jungle, and Urban Living Conditions (1906)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Upton Sinclair intended to write The Jungle in order to call attention to the living conditions and the treatment of immigrant workers in the meat-packing industry in 1906. As a close reading exercise, class member examine three pages...
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The Role of The Jungle in the Early 20th Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Study the origins of investigative journalism with a lesson on inquiry, audience, and evidence. Class members examine passages from Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, the Reynolds report on the conditions in Chicago stockyards in Chicago, and...
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A Safe Food Supply? Is Your Food Safe to Eat?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Viewers of this slide show learn that pesticides used on food crops can be harmful, but that there are certain allowable levels that should not be hazardous. They find out the rigorous process of inspection that meat must go through...
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Upton Sinclair, Theodore Roosevelt, and Harvey W. Wiley

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Though Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle shocked the American public into a thorough examination of the meat-packing industry, the author was disappointed that his book's main argument—the exploitation of American immigrants—was not part...
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China's Rising Labor Movement

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Young historians will explore the complex causes and effects of industrialization in China by perusing the numerous articles included in this webpage. Throughout the resource, there are many writing and discussion prompts to help direct...
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Fun Faces of Wisconsin Agriculture: Curley's Beef Fast Facts

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Students explore animal slaughter by researching the Wisconsin beef industry. In this meat statistics lesson, students practice using different math functions to identify how many burgers or sports equipment can be made from one...
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The Jungle and Readers Response

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners identify the conditions that many workers faced during the Industrial Revolution. They work collaboratively to explain and identify key elements from Chapter 14 of The Jungle.
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For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the events that created the historical context for the Progressive Era in the United States. They evaluate the conflicts of business and common people of the time. The research is done using primary and secondary...
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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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Jungle Discussion Questions - Chapters 1-4

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension activity, students read chapters 1-4 of Upton Sinclair's' The Jungle and then respond to 11 short answer questions based on the reading selection.
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Week 3: Pollution Source and Effects

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Lab groups set up an experiment to observe what happens over time in collected pond water when fertilizer, representing pollution, is added. This website does not include student lab sheets, but background information, materials, and...