This interactive notebook includes everything you need to teach a unit on the Industrial Revolution in an engaging way! This resource covers the origins of the Industrial Revolution through several topics, ending with the women during the Industrial Revolution.
The organizers in this resource can be used on their own, or as a supplement to student note. Interactive notebooks are a great tool to keep students organized and engaged in the lesson!
In this resource you will find…
• 16 graphic organizers: 14 with text on them, and 2 left blank for your own customization.
• 4 1/2 pages of thorough suggested answers that you are free to use with these graphic organizers and flippables.
• Previews of each page in action for you or your students to reference.
• A cover page and table of contents is also included.
1. Key vocabulary – industrial revolution, breaker boy, Bessemer process, cottage industry, cotton gin, labor union, luddites, spinning jenny, strike, textile, telegraph, working class
2. Origins – first and second Industrial Revolution
3. Famous people – Alexander Graham Bell, Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Robert Fulton, John D. Rockefeller, Eli Whitney
4. Inventions – steam power, electricity, textile technology, communication, transportation
5. Steam Engine – how it works, importance, invention, today
6. Factory system – before, centralized workplace, division of labor, unskilled workers, standardized parts, women and children, society
7. Transportation – steamboats, canals, railroads, roads
8. Erie Canal – length, building, importance
9. Labor unions – purpose, improvements, first unions, great railroad strike of 1877, homestead steel mill strike of 1892, Pullman strike of 1894
10. Working conditions – long days, unsafe facilities, dangerous work, living conditions, government regulation
11. Child labor – jobs, money, how many children, end
12. Women – Lowell mill girls, away from the farm, wages, civil war, women’s rights movement
Please view the preview for an in-depth look at what is included in this resource!