About This Chapter
Business & Industry Figures for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
Our helpful chapter includes lessons that outline important business and industry figures for your elementary student. Individuals covered here include John D. Rockefeller and Howard Hughes. Our learning tools are accessible on any mobile phone, tablet or computer for flexible and enjoyable studying. You can keep tabs on how well your student understands these topics by utilizing the lesson quizzes and chapter test.
- The biography of John D. Rockefeller
- The life of J.P. Morgan
- Accomplishments and facts about Howard Hughes
- Facts about Cornelius Vanderbilt
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help with business and industry figures will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about notable business and industry figures.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding important industry figures
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about industry and business figures
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning famous figures (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about business and industry figures
- Students who struggle to understand their history teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra history resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover the business and industry figures topics your student needs to learn or review.
- Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about important industry and business figures.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands industry and business figures by completing the Business & Industry Figures for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. John D. Rockefeller Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts
John D. Rockefeller is known for being one of the richest men of his time, growing one of the world's largest businesses, and his donations to charity. Let's see how he went from a bookkeeper at 16 to donating millions of dollars to charity.
2. J.P. Morgan Biography: Lesson for Kids
This lesson will introduce you to one of the most successful and wealthy businessmen of all time. You will learn about J.P. Morgan, his early life, amazing career, and the masterful things he did to help transform America into an economically strong nation.
3. Howard Hughes Biography: Lesson for Kids
Have you ever heard of Howard Hughes? If you've watched 'The Aviator,' you have - that is a famous movie that was made about his life. He was an eccentric businessman, aviator, and movie producer and director. Let's learn more!
4. Cornelius Vanderbilt Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts
In this lesson we are going to learn about 'the Commodore' Cornelius Vanderbilt, who made a huge fortune from the shipping industry. His success came from a powerful new technology called the steam engine.
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