Creative Activities for Teaching American History
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Twenty reproducible puzzles, games, and valuing exercises for studying the Industrial Era.
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