This Industrial Revolution ‘Gilded Age: Capitalists’ student-led reading, note-taking and analysis activity provides students with the opportunity to learn about the extravagant lives of the most powerful men of the Gilded Age! Use this resource to supplement your lesson on the Industrial Revolution; students will instantly be captivated. This is available to print, and as a Google Doc for paperless, Google Classrooms (link for Google Doc is at the end of the resource).
- Informative reading about the Gilded Age that includes vocabulary terms
- Vocabulary Chart
- Engaging readings of FOUR different Capitalists (divided into: Who? How? Impact):
o John D. Rockefeller
o Andrew Carnegie
o J.P. Morgan
o Henry Ford
- A “Fill in the Blanks” chart for students to write notes and understand the importance of each Capitalist
- Five follow-up analysis questions
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