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Activity Overview

In this activity, students will create a T-Chart that displays their understanding of how the world changed due to the Industrial Revolution. Students should research three areas of society that were greatly impacted. On the left side, students will describe and illustrate each area of society prior to the Industrial Revolution. On the right side, they will display how these changed.

Suggested Areas of Society

  • Transportation
  • Working Conditions
  • Living Area
  • Population Size
  • Sources of Labor
  • Family Structure
  • Living Conditions
  • Manufactured Goods
  • Economic Impact on Environment
  • Communication
Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 6-8

Difficulty Level 4 (Difficult / Complex)

Type of Assignment Individual or Partner

Template and Class Instructions

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Student Instructions

Create a T-Chart that compares the impact of the Industrial Revolution on three areas of society.

  1. Choose any three topics/areas of society, as instructed by your teacher.
  2. In the left column, describe and illustrate the area of society before the Revolution.
  3. In the right column, do the same for each area after the Revolution.
  4. Create an illustration for each description using appropriate scenes, characters, and items.
  5. Save and submit your storyboard.

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