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Industrial Revolution Study Guide (DOC)


									                           Industrial Revolution Study Guide
The test on Wednesday, November 3, will be on the
Industrial Revolution. The concepts addressed in
the unit are related to the standards below.

10.3 Students analyze the effects of the Industrial Revolution
         in England, France, Germany, Japan, and the United
1.   Analyze why England was the first country to
2.   Examine how scientific and technological changes and
     new forms of energy brought about massive social, economic, and cultural change (e.g., the inventions and
     discoveries of James Watt, Eli Whitney, Henry Bessemer, Louis Pasteur, Thomas Edison).
3.   Describe the growth of population, rural to urban migration, and growth of cities associated with the
     Industrial Revolution.
4.   Trace the evolution of work and labor, including the demise of the slave trade and the effects of
     immigration, mining and manufacturing, division of labor, and the union movement.
5.   Understand the connections among natural resources, entrepreneurship, labor, and capital in an industrial
6.   Analyze the emergence of capitalism as a dominant economic pattern and the responses to it, including
     Utopianism, Social Democracy, Socialism, and Communism.

Activities/Lessons done in class: Review all of your notes- the Power Point presentations are
available on the web site.
    - Levi Jeans- a capitalistic model of industrialization.
    - Agricultural Revolution leads to Industrial Revolution- Power Point Presentation
    - Introduction of Industrial Revolution- Greeting Card Simulation
    - Industrial Revolution- Inventions Interactive Lesson and Game Show (Liar’s Club)
    - Industrial Revolution- Interactive Slide Presentation (PowerPoint)
    - Cooperative Activity “Cottage vs. Factory System”- Primary Source Analysis
    - Textile Industry Mini-Lesson- Power Point
    - Factory System/Changes in Labor- Mini-Lesson- Power Point
    - Energy in the Industrial Revolution- Coal and Steam- Power Point
    - Capitalism- Quickwrite and analogies
    - Natural Resources in the Industrial Revolution- Coal, Iron, Water
    - Transportation in the Industrial Revolution- Power Point

Homework Assignments in this Unit- The Unit was three weeks long. It would be worth it
to look these over a bit. If you didn’t do them yet, you may turn them in for partial credit
on Wednesday when you take the test.

Homework for the Week of October 11, 2010:
1) Read Pages 199-207 in the text book. Where did the Industrial Revolution begin? Why did the
Industrial Revolution begin here? Be thorough.

2) Imagine that you are a 16 year old factory worker in a textile mill in England in 1850. In one
to two pages explain a day in your life. Include a picture and be descriptive: what do you hear,
see, smell, taste, feel?
3) Moodle Post- Compare your life today to with the day described in assignment #2. How are
they similar? How are they different?

Homework for the Week of October 18, 2010:
Read Pages 240-248 in the Text Book.

1. Complete Critical Thinking and Writing #6 in the text on page 248.
2. Moodle Post- Critical Thinking and Reading #7 in the text on page 248.
3. Find a resource of your own related to the Industrial Revolution. Bring it in on Friday and be
prepared to share and explain its importance.

Homework for the Week of October 25, 2010:
1. Read pgs. 249-259 In the text book
2. Write an editorial for one Industrial Revolution Topic studied in class. Include
general information (introduction), Positive Effects, Negative Effects and Suggestions for
Improvement. Use your notes and See Rubric. (In class Tuesday- Due Wed. at end of
3. After being assigned one Bold Red Heading from the text, write a 5 W (who, what, when,
where, why) article. (Post to Moodle by Thursday) Use these to review for the test.

Industrial Revolution Test Next Wednesday.

Please Word Process work this week. (newspaper)

Test Format-
40 Multiple Choice/Matching/True False/Bubble Answers (Review the
quiz on the web site)

Short Answer:
   1)   What was the most important Natural Resource to the Industrial Revolution? Why?
   2)   What was the most important invention of the Industrial Revolution? Explain.
   3)   Briefly describe a day in the life of a farmer in the Middle Ages.
   4)   Briefly describe a day in the life of a factory worker in the Industrial Revolution.
   5)   Briefly describe the life of a coal miner during the Industrial Revolution.
   6)   Where did the Industrial Revolution begin? Why did it begin there?

Essay- If you currently have an A or a B and you are shooting for an A
in the class, you must attempt all essay questions.

Some would argue that coal fueled the entire Industrial Revolution. Explain
why people put so much emphasis on this natural resource. Show cause and
effect relationships and discuss the capitalistic motivations in your essay. I
would be happy to look over an outline prior to the test date.

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