Education:Technology Of Their Times - A Comparative of Innovators


Grade 9/U.S. History I

Time Required for Completed Lesson

2 Days/Class Blocks


6.1.12.D.6.a Assess the impact of technological innovation and immigration on the development of agriculture, industry, and urban culture during the late 19th century in New Jersey (i.e., Paterson Silk Strike 1913) and the United States.

6.1.12.C.8.b Relate social, cultural, and technological changes in the interwar period to the rise of a consumer economy and the changing role and status of women.

6.1.12.C.16.a Evaluate the economic, political, and social impact of new and emerging technologies on individuals and nations.

6.1.12.C.16.b Predict the impact of technology on the global workforce and on entrepreneurship.

Common Core State Standards

RH.9-10.1. - Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.

RH.9-10.2. Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.

RH.9-10.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social science.

RH.9-10.9. Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.


Project Description Worksheet (includes requirements and assessment), Computers, Research Guides, Electronic Resources (databases), Relevant Books, Teacher Website (moodle page).

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