Essential Questions:What was the industrial revolution?
What was working in the factories like?
What were the mills used for, what are they used for today?
SS:HI:4:3.2: Explore how art, music and literature often reflect and/or influence major ideas, values and conflicts of particular time periods, e.g., colonial life or industrialization in New Hampshire. (Themes: J: Human Expression and Communication)
music unit, working songs/ union songs
SS:EC:4:3.1: Illustrate cycles of economic growth and decline, e.g., New Hampshire manufacturing or agriculture. (Themes: D: Material Wants and Needs, F: Global Transformation, G: Science, Technology, and Society)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mog8NbJJN3A changing a bobin
SS:EC:4:3.2: Describe how changes in the business cycle can impact people’s lives. (Themes: C: People, Places and Environment)
SS:GE:4:4.1: Recognize the distribution of a population and its underlying causes, e.g., rural, suburban or urban. (Themes: C: People, Places and Environment, I: Patterns of Social and Political Interaction)
talk about people moving to the mills, where they lived
SS:GE:4:4.3: Evaluate the effects of migration on the characteristics of places, e.g., cultural awareness or food choices. (Themes: E: Cultu
SS:GE:4:5.1: Illustrate how people modify the physical environment, e.g., irrigation projects or clearing land for human use. (Themes: C: People, Places and Environment, D: Material Wants and Needs)
building a mill
SS:GE:4:5.2: Examine the ways in which the physical environment provides opportunities or limitations, e.g., natural resources that first attracted settlers or natural hazards that threaten life. (Themes: C: People, Places and Environment, D: Material Wants and Needs)
using water to power the mill
SS:GE:4:5.3: Examine the effects of the use of renewable and nonrenewable resources on human systems, e.g., climate change or fluctuating oil prices. (Themes: C: People, Places and Environment, D: Material Wants and Needs)