Just a little information about our new Expedition, “Revolutions to Resolutions”.
In the first case study, students will become historians as they experience the industrial revolution through the eyes of Lyddie. As we read about her journey inside a textile factory students will discover the harsh working conditions in which children of that tine were subjected.
In the second case study, students will make connections with someone affected by unfair working conditions, They will take on the perspective of a specific laborer and describe what their working life was like and how it was changed by unfair working conditions.
In the third case study, students will research modern working conditions to help them compose potential solutions to child labor inequalities worldwide. They will capture what they have learned in a research synthesis paper and will also create an audio public service announcement to inform others of this topic.
The Guiding Questions for this Expedition are:
This may seem like a depressing topic, but in the past the teachers have found that students really like this expedition. Many past students have said that this was their favorite expedition.