Month: September 2015

Immigration

Happy Monday, Here are some necessary and helpful links as we shift our focus to immigration and narrative: Immigrant Role Research Guide Helpful Info About Writing Historical Fiction Historical Fiction Assignment Sheet Good example of historical fiction narrative. Ellis Island…

Presentations and Further Readings

Happy Tuesday, Today we’ll do our presentations, review a bit for tomorrow’s summative assessment, and then spend some time looking at the article linked here: A History of Child Labor. We’ve spent most of our time talking about England. Now…

Innovations of the Industrial Revolution

Happy Monday! We’ll spend a few minutes finishing our presentations for the major components of the Industrial Revolution. You will then present your findings. Following that, you will begin researching an innovation of the Industrial Revolution. Here is the assignment…

Group Think

Hey there, We’re going to work in groups to organize our thinking around the Industrial Revolution. Groups: Agricultural Revolution Enclosure System Factory System Textile Industry Child Labor Prezi on I.R.

Factory Conditions

Hey there, We’ve talked about the Cottage Industry and how it sprang from the Agricultural Revolution. Well, at a certain point machines became too big too fit in people’s homes. This led to the factory system. For the first time,…

Factories!

Happy Tuesday, Today we’re going to look closer at the Industrial Revolution in England. First, we’ll debrief the similarities and differences between Cottage and Factory. Look in your Humanities folder for a list of terms to consider. Then, we’ll look…