Industrial Age and Urban Society UNIT

Industrial Age and Urban Society UNIT
Industrial Age and Urban Society UNIT
Industrial Age and Urban Society UNIT
Industrial Age and Urban Society UNIT
Industrial Age and Urban Society UNIT
Industrial Age and Urban Society UNIT
Industrial Age and Urban Society UNIT
Industrial Age and Urban Society UNIT
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Common Core Standards
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306 MB|6 4-page graphic organizers & 6 PowerPoint presentations
Product Description
The Industrial Age & Urban Society (1865-1914).

The Industrial Age & Urban Society UNIT download includes a total of 6 **editable** PowerPoint presentations, 18+ graphic organizer pages, study guide and 3-page test (teacher key included). The study guide and test are Word documents which can be modified or changed to meet the needs of your classroom.

By downloading this unit you are saving significantly more than if you were to buy each PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer separately.

PLEASE NOTE: The lessons in this unit are PowerPoint documents. The text in these PowerPoint documents can be altered, as can the order of the slides, transitions between slides, and animation of bullet points. The photos and proprietary fonts (in the titles and backgrounds) have been “digitally flattened” and are NOT ABLE TO BE ALTERED. This protects against copyright violation. Please understand what you are buying and my Terms of Use before purchasing this unit. Thank you!

Here are the lessons found in Industrial Age & Urban Society UNIT:
Lesson 1: Railroad Barons
Lesson 2: Inventions That Shaped the 20th Century
Lesson 3: Monopolies & Sherman Antitrust Act
Lesson 4: Industrial Workers Trade Unions
Lesson 5: Immigration Act of 1917 and Chinese Exclusion Act
Lesson 6: Guided Age and Growth of Cities
UNIT: Industrial Age and Urban Society 1865-1914

Each PowerPoint presentation in this unit contains:
- Vocabulary (matched to the graphic organizer).
- Primary or secondary source excerpt(s) for students to interpret.
- An overall Thinking Focus Question (essential question).
- At least one or more: Make a Prediction, Make a Connection, and What Do You Think? questions.

Specific topics in this unit include:
Panic of 1873
Gustavus Swift
Railroad baron
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Standard gauge
Samuel Morse
Alexander Graham Bell
Thomas Edison
Model T
Mass production
Assembly line
Kill Devil Hills
Sears Roebuck
John D. Rockefeller
Horizontal integration
Vertical integration
Andrew Carnegie
Sherman Antitrust Act
Trade unions
Mary Harris Jones
Collective bargaining
Knights of Labor
Samuel Gompers
Liberty Enlightening the World
Emma Lazarus
Chinese Exclusion Act
Immigration Act of 1917
Jane Addams
Gilded Age
Hull House

The companion 3+-page graphic organizer that accompanies each PowerPoint presentation will help students organize, comprehend, and retain the information presented in the PowerPoint slides. Aligned to the Common Core standards, the well-designed graphic organizer consist of two-four pages entitled, “In-Class Note-Taking,” and one page entitled, “Applying My Knowledge.”

“In-Class Note-Taking” pages graphically organize the most important material in the PowerPoint presentations. These are the "nuts and bolts" upon which students should focus and take notes. Each graphic organizer is aligned to one or more of the Common Core standards.

“Applying My Knowledge” handout is designed to challenge students to apply the information they have learned from the PowerPoint presentations and the two page “In Class Note-Taking” graphic organizer. The assignment incorporates higher-level thinking skills and asks students to actively “do” something with the information to demonstrate their learning. This page can be used for homework or completed in class the next day.

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TERMS OF USE: The purchase of this PowerPoint presentation product by ZoopDog Creations includes a limited license for your classroom use. You may utilize this resource for each of your students. Reproduction of this product for use by additional teachers or classrooms, an entire grade level, additional schools or an entire school district is a violation of copyright.
- This product may NOT be copied and distributed outside of the scope of your classroom.
- This product may NOT be uploaded to the Internet or stored in a public retrieval system outside of the scope of the project itself (ex. your district website,,,, your own personal website, etc.
- You may store this on your teacher website only if it is password protected.
- The slides included in this resource may not be used to create something new, and or distributed in any way without written consent from the author.
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Total Pages
6 4-page graphic organizers & 6 PowerPoint presentations
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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