This is a document packet that is designed for the Common Core. It has 7 individual worksheets that contain both secondary content knowledge (written and summarized by myself) and document based material (that has the sources) all geared to answer a Common Core style question. The lesson culminates with a position statement and an outline activity to gather information for an essay.
The content has also been aligned to the new New York State
Grades 9‐12 Social Studies Framework
Section 10.3 CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION: Innovations in agriculture,
production, and transportation led to the Industrial Revolution, which originated in Western
Europe and spread over time to Japan and other regions. This led to major population shifts
and transformed economic and social systems.
(Standard: 2, 3, 4; Themes: MOV, TCC, GEO, SOC, ECO, TECH)