Industrial Revolution Child Labor in America - Webquest with Key - This 8 page document contains a webquest and teachers key related to the overview of child labor in America with a focus on the Industrial Revolution and later periods. It contains 15 questions from the history.com website.
Your students will learn about the history of child labor in America from early colonial American, to the Industrial Revolution and the changing role of child labor during the Great Depression. The webquest even deals with modern issues of child labor that are still present in America. A great assignment for linking historical issues (ex. child labor during the Industrial Revolution) with modern issues.
The teachers key is detailed and will make marking the webquest or going over it with your students easy and simple.
Would also make a great activity for a substitute or for homework if students have access to the internet at home! A great activity to learn about the history of child labor in America, especially during the Industrial Revolution.