This is a content heavy- one week 22 page unit on the causes of Labor Day geared towards 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students. The following topics are covered in this lesson:
The Industrial Revolution
Child Labor- Primary Sources (quotes from child laborers)
Also included: a 6 page career report and 32 task cards focusing on the reading comprehension passages. Task card topics include: Vocabulary, Making Inferences, Finding the Main Idea, Cause and Effect, Point of View, Author's Purpose, Comprehension and an enrichment bonus card.
This product is included in my super September holiday bundle found here: SEPTEMBER HOLIDAY BUNDLE