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  Industrial Revolution

  Teacher Guide ~ Unit 6


Overview A
Day A1        Day A2

Day A3        Day A4
Project A

Overview B
Day B1        Day B2

Day B3        Day B4
Project B 
Review B   KEY

Overview C
Day C1        Day C2

Day C3        Day C4
Project C
Review C     KEY

Overview D
Day D1        Day D2

Day D3        Day D4
Project D - Presentations

Student Web Links

Time:  4 weeks         Theme:  Change

      A)  The impact of industrial technology on Europe, America, and the world during the 1800's
      B)  The religious and spiritual developments during the era, including the development of missions and the Millerite movement.

  • Simulating a paper box factory.
  • Week A - Researching a type of textile
  • Week B - Researching coal
  • Week C - Victorian Age and Australia
  • Week D - Research an inventor and prepare advertisements
  • Project D - Students present Advertisements
Bulletin Board Ideas:
  • The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.
  • The Industrial Revolution:  A revolution of inventiveness.  (Textiles, Metals, Agriculture, Communication, Transportation, Chemicals, Technology)
  • If at first you do succeed, try something harder.
  • The secret of success is hard work.
  • "Each day, each hour, each moment, you are weaving the web of your own destiny.  Each time the shuttle is thrown, there is drawn into the web a thread which either mars or beautifies the pattern."  Messages to Young People pg. 212
WB01512_.gif (115 bytes) Supplies Needed:
  • Paper Box Factory:  Cardstock is best--or some type of heavy paper.  The Triangular and Circle Boxes need one color for the top and one color for the bottom of each box.  If you choose to do cards, use card stock.
  • Farthings:  Use them as pay for the Paper Box Factory and other types of work students do.  Copy them on colored paper.
  • Privileges and goods for students to purchase using their farthings and pence. 
  • A2 - Small prize for object lesson; construction paper for weaving; and a display of different types of textiles--cotton, wool, silk, linen.
  • A3 - Potatoes for display
  • Project A - Supplies for a textile project of your choice.
  • B4 - Soda water or soda pop with a few pieces of popcorn or raisins; pieces of coal or charcoal briquettes for observation.
  • D2 - Blind fold and objects for an obstacle course.