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Chris Blankenship

Lesson Plan: September 25, 27, 29, 2017

SoL(s): USII.4 The student will demonstrate knowledge of how life changed after the Civil War

by

a. identifying the reasons for westward expansion, including its impact on American

Indians;

b. explaining the reasons for the increase in immigration, growth of cities, new inventions,

and challenges arising from this expansion;

c. describing racial segregation, the rise of Jim Crow, and other constraints faced by

African Americans and other groups in the post-Reconstruction South;

d. explaining the impact of new inventions, the rise of big business, the growth of industry,

and life on American farms;

e. describing the impact of the Progressive Movement on child labor, working conditions,

the rise of organized labor, womens suffrage, and the temperance movement.

Materials Needed:

Monday- projector, worksheets, paper helicopter activity sheets, scissors.

Wednesday- Readings, worksheets, projector

Friday- worksheets, paper to make childrens books

Outline of Procedure:

Monday

o Warm-Up

o Students Decide on Paper Topic

o Technology Advances Summary Question Review


o Guided Notes Technology Advances Outline

o Helicopter Assembly Line Activity

o Technological Advances Circle Sheet (Homework if not finished)

Wednesday

o Warm-Up

o Progressive Movement Summary Question Review

o Guided Notes Progressive Movement Outline

o Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Reading

Friday

o Warm-Up

o Review and Grade Progressive Movement Worksheet

o Childrens Book about Progressive Movement Activity

Essential Question:

Monday: How was social and economic life in the early twentieth century different from

that in the late nineteenth century?

o How did assembly lines help productivity?

o How does technology help our lives? Businesses?

Wednesday: How did workers respond to the negative effects of industrialization?

o What changes came about from accidents and deaths?

o Would anyone like to work in these harsh conditions?

Friday: How did the reforms of the Progressive Movement change the United States?

o Is it better to work at jobs now or at the beginning of the century? Why or why

not?
Differentiation:

Monday:

o Guided Note Taking, Assembly Line Activity (Movement)

Wednesday:

o Guided Note Taking, Reading Passage

Friday:

o Presenting/Making Childrens Book