Warm Up: Quick Write
Look at the image below. Be ready to discuss it. Directions for your quick write: ” Imagine your a worker during the Industrial Revolution who has suffered an accident like the ones seen below. How would you live on? What resources could you use to not die? ”
Task #1 – Recap
We are first going to do a brief recap of yesterday when we looked at the eight worst jobs for children during the Industrial Revolution.
Downloadable File -> notes-industrial-revolution-eight-worst-jobs-for-children
Task #2 – Industrial Revolution Child Labor Primary Source Reading
Before we begin looking at these documents we are going to make a chart with the following fields:
- AUTHOR OF THE DOCUMENT
- DESCRIPTION OF CHILD LABOR
Once we have our chart created on paper we will be looking at the documents in the file below. As we read through these primary sources we will fill out our chart.
Downloadable Document -> industrial-revolution-documents-on-child-labor
Task #3 – Explore the pros and cons ‘laissez-faire’
I will introduce you to this concept and we will make a quick pros/cons
Task #4 – Southey v. Macaulay on the wisdom of government intervention
Three students would be assigned to roles for this activity. One would be the host of a radio/TV show, one would role-play Robert Southey, and one would role-play Thomas Macaulay. The students would ‘perform’ in their roles (15-20 minutes), followed by questions and discussion.
Downloadable Script -> industrial-revolution-role-play-script-for-laissez-faire-concept
Task #5 – Cornell Notes – Introduction to the Industrial Revolution (Day V)
Downloadable Notes -> cornell-notes-industrial-revolution
Task #6 – Comprehension Quiz
At the end of today’s class we are going to take a quick three question comprehension quiz regarding the Industrial Revolution.
Ticket Out the Door:
Downloadable PDF -> Ticket Out the Door