This Song and Lesson Packet includes
- An MP3 of the song The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Song
- A synopsis/lyric handout with bold key terms
- A vocabulary and definitions handout
- A differentiated 3 tiered worksheet designed for your lower, middle, and highest achieving students.
This song, Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Song, tells the story of the tragedy if the fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory that killed scores of young textile workers, mostly women, in the early part of the 20th century and how the outrage that followed led to new and improved labor laws. The poignant story is told through the eyes of a young worker who witnesses her mother and sister perish in the fire.
Key terms and vocabulary in this song includes Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, sweatshop, and more.
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