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Industrial Revolution GUIDED GENIUS HOUR!

Industrial Revolution GUIDED GENIUS HOUR!

Are you looking for a great way to explore the Industrial Revolution with your class? This product incorporates INQUIRY BASED LEARNING along with key sub-topics from the first and second Industrial Revolution. By the end of this project, students will have guided their own independent research, conducted organized notes throughout the process, and (with the use of technology) created their own advertisement for their focus invention. Included in this product you will find: 1) Teacher guide & explanation of product uses 2) Student rubric & detailed project guide 3) List of suggested inventions for research 4) Sample finished product 5) Easy print-and-go grading rubrics Here are some suggested uses for this product: 1) Independent research 2) Integrated Social Science project 3) Science-focused project while discussing key inventors or scientists 4) Formative assessment following an in-class unit on the Industrial Revolution This product is geared towards 4TH-9TH GRADE STUDENTS, as it requires a great deal of independent research, reading, and note-taking. Genius Hour projects are meant to be student-led, with final projects that reflect student learning. After implementing several of these projects in my own classroom, I highly encourage teachers to try at least ONE of these projects throughout the year. Students truly engage with the material when given CHOICE and FREEDOM to research topics of their own interest. After downloading, please rate & review my product! I love feedback!
hheinlei
Building the Liverpool and Manchester Railway

Building the Liverpool and Manchester Railway

This powerpoint looks at the engineering problems faced by Stephenson when he built the Liverpool and Manchester railway. It looks at the four main obstacles he had to surmount and challenges students to come up with a solution to each. Students are then introduced to each of the real solutions that Stephenson arrived at and this can allow discussion around how these would have been built with eighteenth century technology.
mark23
History Quiz  Christmas theme 2017

History Quiz Christmas theme 2017

History Quiz covering topics including: Norman Conquest, Christendom, Magna Carta, Black Death, Interregnum, Industrial Revolution. Ideal for end of term activity. Loosely linked to Christmas. The Quiz will run itself so the teacher can join in the festivities. This fact based activity can also act as a revision lesson for these topics.
TommyC82
America Through the Centuries: 1600s Lapbook

America Through the Centuries: 1600s Lapbook

Ever wanted to take a comprehensive look at each century in American History? Then this series is for you. Beginning with the 1600s, each of these Lapbooks will take an in depth look at American in each century. Included are major events, famous people, major inventions, as well as a look at food, clothing and housing in each era. Includes a complete Study Guide, as well as all instructions and templates. This product can stand alone or be used as a supplement to any other history curriculum. Depending on the maturity level of the child and the parent involvement, this product could be used with K-8th grade, and it is easy to alter for upper and lower grades. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
KnowledgeBoxCentral
Battle of Hastings BINGO

Battle of Hastings BINGO

This is for Key stage 3 History, when studying the William the Conqueror topic. I read out the definitions of the words and students have to cross off words on their grids.
MissHeyPresto
Getting the vote

Getting the vote

A PowerPoint with activities that takes students from the Peterloo Massacre through to the Suffragettes.
jamiew4
Industrial Revolution: Children in Factories

Industrial Revolution: Children in Factories

A fully resourced lesson looking at children in factories in the Industrial revolution. It particularly looks at source material and encourages students to engage into the three different colour coded difficulties: Medium, Hard and Fiendish. These are differentiated for students or staff to adapt their lesson to pupil needs. Contains a link to a video, as well as a source query question
OMaddox
Industrial Revolution: Why was the railway significant?

Industrial Revolution: Why was the railway significant?

This lesson looks at the impact the railway had in Britain. Students complete, recap starter, a colour coding and categorizing task, a source discussion as well as a GCSE styled question. The lesson includes challenge tasks to stretch the top end and sentence starters to aid students.
j_leemosley
Revolutionary War Guided Notepacket

Revolutionary War Guided Notepacket

Bring the American Revolution right into your classroom. With over 65 pages, this engaging note packet will give your students every angle of the war including how it all began living in the original colonies, to the design of the American flag, and the surrender at Yorktown. It’s all contained in this package. Depending on your curriculum, you can customize the activities and worksheets or put it all together for an engaging unit describing the war that led to American’s independence. Content included in this packet includes: Colonial America – 13 colonies The first American flag “the Betsy Ross flag debate” Preparation for rebellion vocabulary The three geographic areas of the colonies American armies and the militia The continental army The royal army – British redcoats Preparations for war – population, manufacturing, & armies Weapons of the revolutionary war The history and evolution of the American flag Also, this educational artifact has the top ten most influential battles of the Revolutionary war. The battles that are covered include the following: Lexington & Concord Bunker Hill Battle of Quebec Battle of Charleston Battle of Trenton Battle of Saratoga Battle of Rhode Island Battle of Kings Mountain Battle of Cowpens Yorktown Also included are the Heroes of the war section. 16 war generals and significant militia that helped turn the ties of the war. Learn about the following Colonial & British Veterans! Paul Revere General William Howe Richard Montgomery Benedict Arnold Henry Clinton Benjamin Lincoln John Adams George Washington John Burgoyne Simon Fraser John Sullivan Patrick Ferguson Nathaniel Greene Charles Cornwallis Daniel Morgan Salem Poor Each person has an extension activity that includes a smart phone or tablet bar code that links to an information website link. Students love these activities. Included in this package is a detailed teacher's answer key. This guided note packets can be utilized in multiple ways. In addition, teachers love the correlation using the note packets with the PowerPoints. They are both engaging and visual.
Taylaj42