Lesson Twelve: The Big Picture

Lesson Plan

In this lesson students connect with the essential understandings of the unit including (1) Jim Crow South, (2)
Westward Migration and Conflict, (3) Migration, Immigration, and Urbanization, and (4) Industrialization.
They engage in small and large group discussions of the ways of life for specific groups at the turn of the century
(1900) including African Americans, European and Asian immigrants, American Indians, industrial and political
leaders. At the conclusion of the lesson students complete a unit post-assessment.
Lesson 12: The Big Picture (PDF file)

Teacher Resources:

Teacher Resource 12A: Connection Cards (PDF files)
Teacher Resource 12B: Generalizations

Student Handouts:

Handout 12.1: Review (PDF file)

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