Creative Activities for Teaching American History
Emphasizing decision-making and problem-solving skills, the activities are designed to engage students in the study of economic issues, American inventiveness, and the problems of labor. Among the activities: comparing and evaluating important ideologies, deciding on a solution to the famous Pullman Strike, and identifying early objects produced by the Industrial Revolution. Materials vary in difficulty to permit maximum classroom flexibility.
Stevens & Shea
Reading level: grades 7–9. Interest level: grades 5–11