Essential Questions: What were the most pressing issues facing the United States during the Progressive Era (1900-1920)? To what extent were Progressive Era reformers and the federal government successful in bringing about reform on a national level (think socially, politically and economically)?
Students select and research an individual fighting for change in the Progressive Era and showcase their learning in a fun, quick and interactive format. The words, ideas, and actions of nearly 30 key American reformers literally flow out of their skulls and onto the walls of your classroom.
Great way to teach how to conduct research, evaluate sources, synthesize learning and concisely make the significance of individuals come to life with specific historical detail (great skill for AP US History students and others to practice). Loaded with Common Core Connections.
Contains step by step directions, list of nearly 30 major Progressive Era reformers, empty skull with textbox graphic organizer, and Progressive Era reformers note organizer, and optional essay extension activity.