LESSON TITLE: The Progressive Era: Muckrakers
TEACHER: Jennifer Allard, New Lebanon Teachers Association
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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