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Industrial Revolution: Movers, Shakers, and Skyscrapers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The Industrial Revolution marked a shift in American economy and society, but how? Study the details of the Industrial Revolution, including the major players and economic forces behind the change in culture, with a collection of...
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Henry Ford, 1863-1947: He Revolutionized the Auto Industry

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
How did Henry Ford change the world? One word: automobile. After reading a two-page passage about Henry Ford's contributions to society with the invention of the automobile, readers respond to a series of 10 reading comprehension...
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You Can Be an Innovator ... Like Henry Ford

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Why did Henry Ford want to invent a car for the masses? Why did Henry Ford locate his factory in Detroit? Why did Henry Ford encourage the idea of a 5-day work week? Young innovators find the answers to these and other question in a unit...
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Henry Ford: A Cultural Icon

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students conduct research online for information about Henry Ford and his assembly line, examine economic, technological, and social changes that resulted from Ford's innovation, and use notes and resources to write five paragraph essays...
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Henry Ford

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study Henry Ford and his invention of the assembly line. They write about the differences between cars of the past and the cars they see in their community today. They take a fieldtrip to the Henry Ford Mansion.
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Do the Research! Henry Ford

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Henry Ford worksheet, students research information about the inventor of mass produced cars. Students write the answers to 4 short answer essay questions.
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Assembly Line and Henry Ford

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine how an assembly works.  In this assembly line instructional activity, students discuss the details of an assembly line, then think of something in their home that they could put together in steps.  Finally, they list the...
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Calling All Inventors: Celebrate National Inventors Month

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Start off the school year by engaging learners in a creative study of inventors and their inventions.
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You Can Order Any Color, So Long As It's Black!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners discuss life of Henry Ford and creation of moving assembly line, explore major change in transportation that was embodied in Model T Ford, and develop advertisements for Model T that would appeal to buyers in early years of 20th...
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An Incredible Journey: Exploring Brave New Worlds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, after reading the novel, Brave New World, research in depth topics like the production and consumption of Henry Ford, Pavlov's and Skinner's behavioral science work, as well as the existence of Utopian and dystopian societies....
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People Who Built America: Ford

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
The man behind the car that changed the world led a life of ingenuity and innovation. A passage about Henry Ford and his Model T inspires young readers to think more about the ways an idea can contribute to the greater society.
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Henry Ford Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students demonstrate reading comprehension skills, including reading strategies, inference, literal meaning, and critical analysis.
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Henry Ford

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate the life of Henry Ford. They use the background information in the lesson to read about the many accomplishments that Ford made. They answer basic questions and complete a quiz.
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Henry Ford and Assembly Line Production

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study Henry Ford and the imprtance of the history of automotives. They participate in learning stations to assemble diagrams simulating an assembly line. They produce pictures at each station and pass the picture on to the next...
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Nineteenth Century Progress

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Highlight some of the major players and progressive inventions that shaped the latter half of the 19th century. From Thomas Edison to Vaudeville, this outline of pop and tech culture provides an American cultural context. Note: Use this...
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What's an Engineer?

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What is an engineer? Find out in a brief video that explores types of engineers and the three essential questions every engineer asks and answers. Additionally, pupils discover real world engineers that have made an impact on life today,...
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Reading Comprehension: Famous Inventors-Henry Ford

For Students 6th - 7th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students use a reading passage on another page to answer seven questions about Henry Ford.
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The Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Let's take a look back at America during the 1920s and 1930s. Information regarding the economics in the 1920s that led to some of the issues during the 1930s are covered using text and images. Learners will consider economic booms,...
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"The Big Cheese"

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders research and examine the significant individuals of the 1920s and their impact on American society. They identify characteristics of people who make a difference, and in pairs conduct research on two people with...
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The History of Ethanol in America

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore and examine the production of biofuels from the 1850's to the present. Included in their research is Henry Ford, ethanol, World War I and prohibition. They explain the importance of grains and grasses for the...
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A Future Beyond Traffic Gridlock

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bill Ford, great-grandson of Henry Ford and executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, discusses his struggle to reconcile his two passions: automobiles and the environment. He explains how our current transportation systems are simply...
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Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 2

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
”If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right.”—Henry Ford. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson two of 20 continues with the class getting to know each other. There is review of the crane stance, the cat...
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America's History in the Making: Classroom Applications Four

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The final installment of a 22-part American history series examines the many faces that make up the country's story. From Henry Ford to Tulio Serrano, scholars use biographical evidence and Internet research to uncover the people behind...
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On the Line

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a television program that traces the use of the assembly line in mass production and the subsequent conflict between workers' rights and management. They analyze and discuss the portrayal of the American worker over time...

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