Age of Reform Unit | Temperance, Education, Abolition, Women's Rights, Bloomers!

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This is always my favorite unit to teach! It breaks down the reform movements so the kids understand and appreciate each one! Great unit!
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Age of Reform Unit | Temperance, Education, Abolition, Women's Rights, Bloomers!

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In this highly engaging unit, students investigate the Age of Antebellum Reform by focusing on TWELVE reformers and their impact on history. Students navigate to learn the impact of Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Henry David Thoreau, Sojourner Truth, Dorothea Dix, Amelia Bloomer, Sylvester Graham, the Grimke Sisters, John Brown, and Horace Mann on American History. Students read engaging text on each reformer, comprehend primary source text each was known for, and record relevant information on a graphic organizer to understand their impact in history.

Also included in this bundle is . . .

- Declaration of Sentiments Activity

- Worlds that Matter Student Connections Project

This resource includes a paper in-class version and a 1:1 Google compatible version to be used in conjunction with Google Classroom. Just follow the included instructions for how to access the Google version, then share the resource through Google or assign via Google Classroom. This will allow students to type directly into the document!



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Check out these great supplements to the Early Industry and Age of Reform Unit:

Age of Reform Guiding PowerPoint and Guided Notes!

Industrialization and Age of Reform "I Can" Statements & Learning Goals!

The United States Industrialization Unit and Age of Reform Test!

Industry & Reform Jeopardy! Students Play Jeopardy for Age of Reform & More!

Industry & Reform Primary Sources! Warmups for Industrialization & Age of Reform!


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Total Pages
37 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.


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