Lesson Plans
Social Studies 8 4th Q 01.02 Lesson Plans
Week: 05/13/2002 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
Students have been assigned to read pages 500-544 to cover the material for the remainder of the school year.

the Age of Invention: describe how the devleopment of steel an doil refining affected U. S. industry

What innovations were made in transportation
How did innovations in communications technology change business practices and daily life in the United States
Discuss why Thomas Edison wanted to open a reserch labortory and descibe how it changed American life
Story "To a locamotie in winter"

Activity: technology and you
Rise of big Business
What did business leders and social critics think aout government's role in business
How did business strategies change during the second Industrial Revolution
How did enterpreneurs take advantage of changes in business organization
Movie "Mothers of Invention"

What new methods in marketing products changed American life
Why were trusts to be banned and how did government react
What were working conditons tht laborers faced in the new age of rapid indsutrialization Who were the Knights of lbor and what did they attempt to address for workers

How did businesses react to strikes in the late 1800's and how did this affect unions