This exciting unit on Reconstruction contains a super- deluxe, dynamic 55 slide PowerPoint that takes students all the way from the beginning of Reconstruction up until the Progressive Era and covers topics like the Gold Rush, Wild West, Southern Reconstruction, the Robber Barons, Growth of Industry, Labor Unions, Urbanization, and the Arrival of European Immigrants. The time period covered runs from 1865-1900. The Power Point is filled with exciting photographs, engaging illustrations, and teacher notes so extensive that it reads like a textbook. Cloze passages (can be used a guided notes) accompany each slide and Lesson Reviews allow students to reflect back and respond to each chapter of the PowerPoint.
Also included: 8 graphic organizers (accompanied by 8 blank graphic organizers, an extensive color-coded vocabulary list, complete with 6 vocabulary quizzes, and a 25-question unit test.There are also 3 word search puzzles, 6 crossword puzzles and daily review questions (that I use as daily start up activities), as well as 30 bingo cards, and 48 flash cards.
The resources included will keep your students very busy providing them with numerous reading and writing activities. They follow the sequencing of the PowerPoint as well making this product very practical and easy to use.
Numerous Common Core Standards are addressed throughout and answer keys are provided for everything. Resources allow for guided note-taking, classroom discussions. differentiated learning, assessments, and extended classwork.
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Progressivism through Great Depression