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The Muckrakers Interdisciplinary Unit

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders complete an Interdisciplinary Unit on the Muckrakers and the Progressive Movement. Students describe life in America and how Progressive Reformers changed it. identify specific problems and propose solutions. Students...
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Progressive Era - Muckraking

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students discuss muckraking and societal changes. In this progressive era lesson, students review photographs and read excerpts from The Jungle. Students select a task of their choice, sorting events into categories, writing a letter,...
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The Progressive Era

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did citizens in the United States work to solve problems associated with development of American industrial capitalism during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century? Discover the progressive era with an engaging and...
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The Progressives

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this Progressive Era worksheet, students review a chapter as they read 10 descriptions identifying who or what is speaking, respond to 4 short answer questions, and explain a historical theme regarding this time period in United...
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Progressives Intro Blue Book

For Students 8th - 11th
In this 20th century American history learning exercise, students read noted pages in their textbooks and then respond to 11 short answer questions regarding the Progressive Movement in the United States.    
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HOW ABOUT A T-BONE?

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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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: 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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Progressive Newspapers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a newspaper on local, state and national issues in the muckracking style of progessive era journalism. They research the style by reading articles from the time period on women's sufrage, child labor laws and political...
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EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all About It!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to synthesize information on increasing regulatory reforms during the Progressive Era through individual research and presentation of material. They are responsible for a list of regulatory reforms with dates and...
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Progressivism (5)

For Students 10th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, learners answer 14 fill in the blank questions regarding the Progressive Movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Progressive Era

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore The Progressive Era, and discuss labor unions, coal mining, employee rights, and strikes. Unit of lessons all on one page.
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Political Bosses Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students research the political bosses and the political machine in New York City. In this politics lesson, students review the term progressives, political bosses, and political machine. Students study a Tammany cartoon and read...
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The Progressive Era: Muckrakers

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Using Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, guide your class in the process of identifying unknown terms using context clues and formulating text-based answers. The lesson plan includes a useful worksheet incorporating scaffolding questions on an...
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Bibb Mill No 1 Child Labor Photograph Discussion

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
There's no way a child can operate heavy machinery ... right? Pupils examine a photograph of a child operating a loom at mill to learn about child labor and its impacts. Prompts provoke thoughtful discussion or fuel a writing exercise.
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Child Labor in Maryland: An Historical Investigation

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders, after reading two excerpts about contemporary child labor situations, discuss two broad questions in detail along with the industrial boom following the Civil War conditions in the United States. They investigate how the...
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Progressivism (6)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, learners answer 15 fill in the blank questions regarding the Progressive Movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Focused Learning Lesson: American History

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders review the Progressive Movement and the Women's suffrage movement. They also review the changes from the end of World War I to the Great Depression.
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Study Guide: America at the Turn of the Century

For Students 9th - 12th
America changed a lot as the 20th century dawned. Budding historians can use this study guide to prepare for an end-of-the-chapter review. There are 15 vocabulary words, eight places of significance, five important people, 14 topics to...
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“Read All About It”: Primary Source Reading in “Chronicling America”

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Can investigative journalism become too sensationalistic and accusatory, or is it vital for the survival of a democracy? Middle schoolers analyze primary source documents from early 20th-century newspapers as well as Theodore Roosevelt's...
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Halsted Street Car

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Carl Sandburg's brief poem, "Halsted Street Car" suggests a world full of pain, of tired wishes, and of empty dreams. Readers use the provided questions to open a discussion of the effects of the working conditions in the early 1900s on...
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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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Chapter 13 – Progressivism

For Students 9th - 12th
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages regarding Progressivsim and respond to 48 short answer questions.
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Journalist Eva Valesh

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners access primary sources online. They identify and summarize various types of sources.