Unit: Industrial Revolution (Jamie Faith Woods - Cohort 1 Brandeis)
This is an integrated unit that includes literature, social studies, Jewish studies and math. Children will learn the historical context of the Industrial Revolution with a focus on labor issues. They will read Lyddie, by Katherine Paterson, and learn about current issues relating to labor rights. They will use math to figure out certain computations relating to labor issues. This culminating endeavor asks students to create a project that takes into account all of the issues surrounding manufacturing.
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