PBS Frontline: Poor Kids is a great film to use for studying the issue of poverty from the perspectives of children. It can easily be found online (54 minutes long).
I created questions to accompany
Use this graphic organizer to help students organize how the United States acquired various lands in the second half of the 19th century. Students can research and jigsaw to help others fill in the other spaces, research individually, or fill in
I created this small photo gallery to give students visuals of child labor during the Industrial Revolution (coal mines, factories, etc). This could be used to create a photo gallery where students view all photos or photos could be distributed for
I used this worksheet as a review before a test, but it cal also be used as a homework assignment or in class assignment to help students practice drawing supply curves. After drawing the curve students answer questions about changes in
I used this test at the end of a Unit about government intervention in Economics. Students match terms related to types of taxes and graph supply and demand. Students the apply rent ceilings and a price floor (minimum wage). Students also use basic
In this assignment, student place themselves in the shoes of a plantation owner during the Civil War. They explain how the war has affected them and include other historical information about the time period.