Throughout history there have been people who are game changers. They saw a problem and created a solution, saw an opportunity and seized it, or dreamed of something and invented it. These people changed the way things were done. The moves they made set our world on a different path.
The American Pioneers, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Edison, and Henry Ford are featured in this lesson. The lesson focuses on reading and extracting evidence from the text. This lesson is great practice for building vocabulary, finding the main idea, and writing while studying historical game changers. This lesson includes options for differentiation and can be used at a variety of learning levels.
This lesson includes...
-American Pioneers reading passage with questions
-Abraham Lincoln reading passage with questions
-Thomas Edison reading passage with questions
-Henry Ford reading passage with questions
-Definition worksheet focused on context clues
-Definition worksheet focused on context clues teacher's key
-Sequencing historical events (blank, complete, teacher's key)
-What is a game changer?
-How can you be a game changer? writing sheet
-Assembly Line Simulation instructions and example - this is a STEM activity that connects to history
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