Jacob Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Document Based Questions

Jacob Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Document Based Questions
Jacob Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Document Based Questions
Jacob Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Document Based Questions
Jacob Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Document Based Questions
Jacob Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Document Based Questions
Jacob Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Document Based Questions
Jacob Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Document Based Questions
Jacob Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Document Based Questions
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This product contains document based questions and interactive gallery covering Jacob Riis: How the Other Half Lives.

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Google Slide - interactive gallery

  • A summary of Jacob Riis and his background
  • 3 links to the 3 primary sources
  • 3 primary sources
    • conditions the children lived in
    • life in the tenements
    • dead bodies of children

Google Doc: 11 document based questions

  • 2 questions on each primary source
  • 5 questions more questions
    • What details in this excerpt may have shocked readers of the time period
    • Why do you think muckrakers sought to shock their audience?
    • To whom does the “Other Half” in the title refer?
    • Why do you think Riis uses this phrase?
    • How do you think Riis’s account might have contributed to social reforms for tenement housing?
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7 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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