Education During the Progressive Era: Reform & Growth of Urban Education - Quiz & Worksheet


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A time of great reform in the late 19th and early 20th century was called the _____ Era.

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1. Schooling in cities is called _____ education.

2. _____ schools taught people how to be primary teachers.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of the history of education during the Progressive Era. You will be quizzed on Progressive Era education reforms and types of schools.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The name for the time of reform in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
  • The term for schooling in cities
  • The type of school that taught students how to become primary teachers
  • The type of school that saw notable expansion during the Progressive Era
  • Reasons for the expansion of education

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about education reform in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding education in the Progressive Era
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Progressive Era schools

Additional Learning

To learn more about the changes in education during this time, review the corresponding lesson on the History of Education During the Progressive Era. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the Progressive Era
  • Learn about the increase in high school education during this time period
  • Discuss changes to urban education
  • Review teacher education in the Progressive Era