Lesson Plans
American History 9 Period 4 2nd Q 08.09 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/03/2008 Instructor: Lynn Arndt Academics
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Monday:
Test Chapter 20

Assign reading of Chapter 21 --Sections One and Two
Tuesday:
Visit to Westbrook Community Center to see how election is run
Wednesday:
Discussion w/Mr. DeBates on election

Hand out Chapter 21 Worksheets
Thursday:
Handout Math worksheet dealing with economy---interest rates

Begin discussion of Chapter 21--Cities Grow and Change

Industrialization
Urbanization
Effects of Technology of the period--electric elevator; skyscrapers, steel girders, streetcars
Friday:
How transportation changed cities---suburbs; street cars and trains allowed people to travel into city to work;
Urban disasters and slums--tenements; dumbbell apartments; disease
Reformers--Jane Addams--Hull House
Political Machines and their influence--Tammany Hall--Boss Tweed
 
 
 
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