May 22, 2013

The Progressive Era - Muckrakers: A Grade 8 and 11 Social Studies Common Core Lesson Plan

Source: NYSUT Research and Education Services
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LESSON TITLE: The Progressive Era: Muckrakers

TEACHER: Jennifer Allard, New Lebanon Teachers Association

GRADE: 8

SUBJECT: Social Studies - US History and Government

TIME FRAME: 3 Days

OVERVIEW: Practitioners will use Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle as a centerpiece for study of reformers and "muckrakers" during America's Progressive Era. Lesson is adapted for grades 8 and 11.

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