In this U.S. History activity, your students will complete notes using a highly visual graphic organizer and participate in a Document Based Gallery Walk Activity that allows students to learn about Immigration & Industrialization during the American Industrial Era between 1850-1910.
Old Immigration V. New Immigration, Push v. Pull factors for immigration, tenement conditions, Jacob Riis, Upton Sinclair "The Jungle", Ford's Assembly Line, Child Labor conditions, Statistics on the impact of Industrialization and MORE!
A Gallery Walk is an activity in which your students will examine museum-like exhibits that you place around the classroom in order to complete their assignment. It is a fun way to present the information and it gets your class up and moving in an organized way- a fun break from lecture! All Museum Exhibits and corresponding student sheets are included in this product! INCLUDES a introductory reading activity with corresponding graphic organizer! ANSWER KEY INCLUDED
1) Read an online reference (or use their class text) to complete introductory notes on their highly visual graphic organizer. Who were the immigrants? Why did the come to cities? How many were moving to America during the Industrial Era? Etc.
2) Be placed into pairs/small groups to participate in the Gallery Walk Activity. Students will analyze 9 different "Exhibits" containing photographs, primary source excerpts, statistics and charts etc. related to the impact of industrialization on life in cities particularly for immigrants. Students will be asked to respond to a comprehension/critical thinking question at each exhibit. They will record their response on the provided Answer Chart.
3) Complete an EXIT CARD activity in which they creatively exhibit their overall understanding of the topic.
**All exhibits, student worksheets, teacher directions and Exit Card materials are INCLUDED!