Industrial Revolution Unit Notes, Activities, & Test Bundle

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This Industrial Revolution Package has everything you need to teach fun and engaging lessons about the Industrial Revolution. You receive a Unit Lesson Plan, a large selection of activities, PowerPoint, guided notes, tests, and much more.

You can check out my Mega Unit Bundle: 8 units – Medieval Period to World War II

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This is what you get in this package:

1. Industrial Revolution Lesson Plan (90 minute class periods) – 6 or 7 School Days

2. Learning Targets and Study Guide - Includes a unit overview, 10 learning targets, an essential standard, and a self evaluation students can take to assess their understanding of the content being taught. Also includes a list of terms, people, and events students must know to master the learning target.

3. Industrial Revolution PowerPoint Includes: Beginnings of an Industrial Age, Social impact of the Industrial Revolution, The rise of Communism and Socialism, The Spread of the Industrial Revolution, and a section over New Science and Ideas.

4. Guided Fill-in-the-Blank Notes - Matches the PowerPoint

5. Summative Industrial Revolution 30 Question Test with Key - Also included: Modified Test with Key

6. Cottage Industry vs. Factory System Class Activity – Students are put into two different groups. One group represents the Factory System and the other the Cottage Industry. Both groups will produce a product in the productive style of each system. Students then can compare and contrast the two in a class discussion.

7. Workers Conditions in the Early 19th Century Worksheet – This worksheet provides three (3) primary sources about the conditions early Industrial Revolution workers had to face either working in the mine or factory. The primary sources are accompanied by 10 questions the students must answer.

8. Industrial Revolution Writing Prompt – Encourages students to analyze the pros and cons of the Industrial Revolution and discuss whether or not it was a blessing or curse to society

9. Great Britain & The Industrial Revolution Worksheet – This worksheet provides secondary information over the Industrial Revolution, where it began, and why it began there. The secondary source information is accompanied by 10 questions the students must answer.

10. Inventions Chart Assignment – In this activity, students must list the inventions of 16 inventors and the significance of that invention to society or to their own lives.

11. Invention Project: Students can choose from two (2) options in this project. They can research a past invention or they can create their own invention. In either choice they make, the end result will look like a page off the web, or even out of an encyclopedia. Requires computers.

12. Karl Marx & Twitter Assignment – Students create a Twitter conversation between Marx and Engels about their idea of Communism. Students use a website to generate the conversation. This is a great way to incorporate the idea of social media into the classroom.

13. Karl Marx Writing Prompt – Encourages students to think about Communism in our society and what Marx might think of the form of Communism that exists today. This generates great discussion among the class.

14. New Economic and Social Theories Worksheet - This worksheet provides three (3) primary sources about new ways of thinking about the consequences of the Industrial Revolution. Excerpts from Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus, and Robert Owen make up the primary sources. The primary sources are accompanied by 4 questions the students must answer.

Choose any or all of the activities, projects, or worksheets that cater to your style and how your class learns. Have a great time teaching about the Industrial Revolution Period!

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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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