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  • Incentives for Economic Development Venn Diagram

    After comparing incentives offered to an 18th century blacksmith with incentives offered to modern corporations, students will understand how economic strategies are used to encourage industrial and community growth.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Middle School: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Social Studies
  • To illustrate how the use, conservation or depletion of natural resources affects an area.
    To show how people "return to nature" hoping to find inspiration that will help them cope with the stresses of their everyday lives.
    To tell how Franklin Roosevelt's economic recovery programs jumpstarted the American economy and left a legacy for future generations.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Upper Elementary: Third Grade through Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    Literacy and Language Arts,Social Studies
  • To show students how slaves were utilized and marketed to meet the economic needs of the slave owner.
    To acquaint students with strategies slaves utilized to gain freedom, i.e., purchase of their time, purchase of family members or self, escape or manumission.
    To demonstrate the earning potential of a typical 19th century blacksmith.
    To introduce documentation, written by slaves, describing the working conditions and life-styles of slaves.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Middle School: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Literacy and Language Arts,Math
  • To illustrate how the use, conservation or depletion of natural resources affects an area.
    To show how people "return to nature" hoping to find inspiration that will help them cope with the stresses of their everyday lives.
    To tell how Franklin Roosevelt's economic recovery programs jumpstarted the American economy and left a legacy for future generations.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Middle School: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Literacy and Language Arts,Social Studies
  • To show students how slaves were utilized and marketed to meet the economic needs of the slave owner.
    To acquaint students with strategies slaves utilized to gain freedom, i.e., purchase of their time, purchase of family members or self, escape or manumission.
    To demonstrate the earning potential of a typical 19th century blacksmith.
    To introduce documentation, written by slaves, describing the working conditions and life-styles of slaves.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Upper Elementary: Third Grade through Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    Literacy and Language Arts,Math
  • Blacksmith Shop. Lesson Plan #3 - The Cost of Wages.

    The glow from the blacksmith's forge led civilization from the dark ages and brought humankind to the standard of living enjoyed today. The blacksmith was the only craftsman to work with the four elemental substances of fire, earth, air and water, which according to the ancients, were combined to create our world. 

    Five lesson plans are available for the Blacksmith in Society.

    Type:
    Curricula
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Commerce and Industry, Community, Economics, History, Pioneer America, Slavery, Social Studies
    National/State Standards:
    Maryland Learning Outcomes (MLO) 1.2, 1.3, 4.2, 4.3
    Keywords:
    Blacksmith, Economics, Industrial Development, Slavery
  • Blacksmith Shop. Lesson Plan #2 - Mapping Your Community.

    The glow from the blacksmith's forge led civilization from the dark ages and brought humankind to the standard of living enjoyed today. The blacksmith was the only craftsman to work with the four elemental substances of fire, earth, air and water, which according to the ancients, were combined to create our world. 

    Five lesson plans are available for the Blacksmith in Society.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Commerce and Industry, Community, Economics, History, Pioneer America, Slavery, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Blacksmith, Economics, Industrial Development, Slavery
  • Blacksmith Shop. Lesson Plan #3 - The Cost of Wages.

    The glow from the blacksmith's forge led civilization from the dark ages and brought humankind to the standard of living enjoyed today. The blacksmith was the only craftsman to work with the four elemental substances of fire, earth, air and water, which according to the ancients, were combined to create our world. 

    Five lesson plans are available for the Blacksmith in Society.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Commerce and Industry, Community, Economics, History, Pioneer America, Slavery, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Blacksmith, Economics, Industrial Development, Slavery
  • Blacksmith Shop. Lesson Plan #4 - The Price of Freedom.

    The glow from the blacksmith's forge led civilization from the dark ages and brought humankind to the standard of living enjoyed today. The blacksmith was the only craftsman to work with the four elemental substances of fire, earth, air and water, which according to the ancients, were combined to create our world. 

    Five lesson plans are available for the Blacksmith in Society.

    Type:
    Curricula
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Commerce and Industry, Community, Economics, History, Pioneer America, Slavery, Social Studies
    National/State Standards:
    Maryland Learning Outcomes (MLO) 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 4.1, 5.1
    Keywords:
    Blacksmith, Economics, Industrial Development, Slavery
  • Incentives for Economic Development

    Blacksmith Shop. Lesson Plan #1.

    The glow from the blacksmith's forge led civilization from the dark ages and brought humankind to the standard of living enjoyed today. The blacksmith was the only craftsman to work with the four elemental substances of fire, earth, air and water, which according to the ancients, were combined to create our world. 

    Five lesson plans are available for the Blacksmith in Society.

    Type:
    Curricula
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Commerce and Industry, Community, Economics, History, Pioneer America, Slavery, Social Studies
    National/State Standards:
    Maryland Learning Outcomes (MLO) 1.2, 2.2, 2.7, 3.3, 3.5, 3.6, 3.8, 4.7
    Keywords:
    Blacksmith, Economics, Industrial Development, Slavery
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