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    • Thumb image for Lewiston Mill RulesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Lewiston Mill Rules

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science
      This resource, offered by the Smithsonian Institute, contains a copy of a document from 1867. This document outlines the rules ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      The Industrial Age in America: Sweatshops, Steel Mills, and Factories

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science, World History and 2 additional..
      In this lesson from EDSITEment, students research working conditions in the Age of Industrialization and examine worker response...
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      The Industrial Age in America: Robber Barons and Captains of Industry

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science, World History and 2 additional..
      In this EDSITEment lesson, students research several industrialists and financiers to attempt to establish a distinction between...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Interactive Tour of Ellis IslandResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Interactive Tour of Ellis Island

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this interactive tour, from Scholastic, Ellis Island comes to life. Ellis Island is the site where millions of immigrants fir...
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    • Thumb image for Work, Lyddie! Work!Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Work, Lyddie! Work!

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from SCORE, students find out what it was like to have to work instead of having the chance to go to school. The...
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    • Thumb image for Annie Moore -- The First Immigrant to Enter Ellis IslandResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Annie Moore -- The First Immigrant to Enter Ellis Island

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource features information about Annie Moore, a 15-year-old Irish girl who became the first immigrant to ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Child Labor: Giving Voice to Child Laborers Through Monologues

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: United States History, Visual Arts, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension and 3 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students learn about historical and modern instances of child labor. Students gather information ...
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    • Thumb image for Chinese-American Contribution to the Transcontinental RailroadResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Chinese-American Contribution to the Transcontinental Railroad

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science
      The Central Pacific Railroad Company Web site offers this feature on the Chinese contribution to the construction of the transco...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Henry Ford and the Model T: A Case Study in Productivity (Part 1)Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Henry Ford and the Model T: A Case Study in Productivity (Part 1)

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Economics
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EconEdLink, students learn about Henry Ford's use of mass production strategies to...
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    • Thumb image for Don't Fence Me Out! (Barriers to Trade)Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Don't Fence Me Out! (Barriers to Trade)

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Economics
      In this EconEdLink lesson, students examine their own clothing as a starting point from which to explore the effects of free tra...
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    • Thumb image for Immigration: Stories of Yesterday and TodayResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Immigration: Stories of Yesterday and Today

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from Scholastic, features a unit on immigration. There are links to first hand stories from immigrant children, i...
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    • Thumb image for Thomas Edison's Inventions in the 1900s and Today: From "New" to You!Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Thomas Edison's Inventions in the 1900s and Today: From "New" to You!

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science, Science, Technology
      This four-lesson unit, from EDSITEment, aims to help students understand Edison's influence on life and technology, both around ...
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    • Thumb image for Stories of the Wrights FlightResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Stories of the Wrights Flight

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      Lesson plan includes firsthand accounts of the Wright brothers first flights on December 17, 1903, which students compare to a s...
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    • Thumb image for Resources for Teaching American History: InventionResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Resources for Teaching American History: Invention

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      The multimedia site includes teacher-selected primary sources, a video on the electric guitar, lesson plans on the American offi...
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    • Thumb image for National Child Labor Committee CollectionResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      National Child Labor Committee Collection

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      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      Photographs, primarily by Lewis Hine, focusing on children, showing workers, working and living conditions, and educational sett...
      Contributor: Library of Congress
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    • Thumb image for An Entreduction: Innovators and InventorsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      An Entreduction: Innovators and Inventors

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Engineering & Design, History-Social Science, Science and 2 additional..
      This EconEdLink lesson illustrates the differences between inventions and innovations. It discusses what entrepreneurs are and t...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Art to Zoo: In the Playtime of Others: Child Labor in the Early 20th Century (1988)Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Art to Zoo: In the Playtime of Others: Child Labor in the Early 20th Century (1988)

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      Online issue activities related to the work and working conditions of child laborers in the early twentieth century.
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      Web Resources for the Selected Inventors

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This page, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, provides links to Web resources related to inventors Alexander Graham Bell, George Wash...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for American Memory: The Learning Page Lesson Plans - Exploring Cultural RitualsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      American Memory: The Learning Page Lesson Plans - Exploring Cultural Rituals

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Electives, United States History, History-Social Science, Psychology, World History
      Using photos, documents, and music from American Memory and other resources, students in a communications skills class investiga...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for The First Labor DayResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The First Labor Day

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This page, from American Memory at the Library of Congress, focuses on significant events in American history and culture associ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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