The Changing Nation Unit Folder contains the following: (Notes Packet, Study Guide, Assignments, Modified Assignments, Opening Questions, Unit Test, & One Rubric for a Hands On Task over the Inventors).
All of these resources can be used to help cover these Social Studies Standards:
SS5H1. The student will describe how life changed in America at the turn of the century.
a. Describe the role of the cattle trails in the late 19th century; include the Black Cowboys of Texas, the Great Western Cattle Trail, and the Chisholm Trail.
b. Describe the impact on American life of the Wright brothers (flight), George Washington Carver (science), Alexander Graham Bell (communication), and Thomas Edison (electricity).
c. Explain how William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt expanded America’s role in the world; include the Spanish-American War and the building of the Panama Canal.
d. Describe the reasons people emigrated to the United States, from where they emigrated, and where they settled.