RAFT (Role, Audience, Format, Topic) project covering Big Business and Second Industrial Revolution. Includes a checklist for students and rubric for teachers.
Topics covered: steel, Andrew Carnegie, John D Rockefeller, George Westinghouse, electricity, oil, railroad, George Pullman, horizontal and vertical integration, Homestead Strike, Pullman Strike, Haymarket Riot, Knights of Labor, AFL
I first introduce what a RAFT is and provide some examples
See my introduction here:
Link-Introduction to RAFT