This gripping product includes a summary of the tragedy with primary source accounts and a response worksheet with multiple choice and short answer questions.
"There were flames all around in no time. Three girls came rushing past me. Their clothes were on fire. I grabbed the fire pails and tried to pour the water on them, but they did not stop. They ran screaming toward the windows."
When examining the negative effects of industrialization and the growth of the progressive movement, few accounts will bring the era to life like the Triangle Shirtwaist fire. This document will captivate your students and establish understanding of labor reform, while helping them make connections between the tragedy and the world we live in today.
This document can be used as a close reading exercise or an independent enrichment activity. I typically use the activity as an introduction to the progressive movement unit.
My students are always fascinated with this story. I know your students will be as well!
Check out this gripping story of Hoboes during the Great Depression. This primary source account with response questions will leave your students with an unforgettable understanding of the Depression Era.
Hoboes during the Great Depression Activity
This gripping immigration reading passage will leave your students with an unforgettable understanding of the hardships faced by new immigrants in America.
Death of an Immigrant Child Reading Passage with Response Worksheet
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Engagement Activities MEGA BUNDLE
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Power to the Students – Differentiation Activity Bundle
Need a quick activity to introduce, review, or test prep Westward Expansion / Great Plains? This NO PREP reading passage summarizes Westward Expansion / Great Plains and includes a response worksheet with short answer, graphic organizers, and cause and effect questions. Works well as a quick textbook free in-class activity, homework, or sub plans. Just print and go!
Westward Expansion and the Great Plains Reading Passage with Response Questions
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