Packet that contains three assignments on the social impact of the Industrial Revolution in England. The first assignment packet is a primary source activity that has students examine four problems with early industrial cities and workplaces. The second assignment is a short excerpt from Charles Dickens' Hard Times, and has students make connections between the literature and what they already know about the Industrial Revolution. Finally, the last assignment has a reading about labor unions, their tactics, and important legislation passed by Parliament. Rubric is included for fast and easy grading.