Get a foldable booklet (with directions) about how a real kid in 1920 Denver, Colorado, was a part of one of the deadliest strikes in U.S. history. The booklet is set up so the reader gets to be the main character and guess what will happen next.
Through this resource, students can learn more about U.S. and Colorado history.
This story is based on the true account of Dorothy Johnson, and the adventure she had with her sisters when they went to see what was happening at the car barn on 35th and Gilpin St. on August 6, during a tram-driver strike. As students navigate their way through this historic moment, they will better understand the terms scab, strike and tram.
This foldable booklet is a fun way for students to learn more about "Kids in Colorado History," which is part of the "Kids in U.S. History" series.
1920 Denver - Tramway Strike is a "What Will You Do?” story in the "Kids in Colorado History" series. It is copyrighted ©2017 by S. Kay Seifert. Parents and teachers may reproduce the activities in this Simple Literature product for personal use in public, private, or home-school classrooms or for their family. No part of this manuscript and curricula may be included in printed, Web, digital, or any form of print, Web, digital, cloud, or electronic curricula, or distributed, personally, electronically, via the cloud, or commercially without the express written permission of S. Kay Seifert. All rights reserved. First printing, 2017.