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Second Industrial Revolution Urbanization Lesson Plan

Instructor: Kerry Gray

Kerry has been a teacher and an administrator for more than twenty years. She has a Master of Education degree.

This lesson will help your students describe the reasons for urbanization at the turn of the 20th century and some of the challenges it created. Students will watch a video lesson, participate in group activities, and prove their knowledge with a short quiz.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define urbanization
  • describe the cause and effect of urbanization in the U.S. during the late 1800s to early 1900s
  • identify the responses to the challenges of urbanization

Length

45-90 minutes

Curriculum Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.2

Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.3

Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social science.

Materials

  • Sticky notes
  • Articles about the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Print outs of the worksheet, one for each student
  • Photographs of people living in New York City slum conditions during the early 1900s

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