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Industrial Revolution PBL

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Susanne Mahone

on 24 March 2014

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Transcript of Industrial Revolution PBL

Mrs. Mahone's Industrial
Revolution PBL

Snapshot Plan for IR PBL
1. We will begin with
Guided Instruction
in class- terms and
identifications, notes, and reading assignments to get our
basic content knowledge.
In-depth Inquiry and Research
- Students will dig deeper
to gain a more critical understanding of how far the IR
has reached
Student Engagement
1. Did we answer our Driving Question and Essential Questions?

2. Did our research raise new questions?

Industrial Revolution PBL
The Driving Question: How has the Industrial Revolution (IR) affected our world today?

Essential Question:
How did the IR impact countries' economies?

Essential Question:

What cultural transformations occurred as a result of the IR?

Essential Question:
Why do historians support the idea that the IR paved the way for World War 1?

Essential Question:
How does the Industrial Revolution still impact our lives today?

21st Century Skills will be addressed:

The students will be engaged in a rigorous, extended process of posing questions, exploring, and developing answers based upon their research.
Students will see the relevance of the DRIVING QUESTION and overall project as they see the layers of the Industrial Revolution unfold during their research and upon completion of daily readings and document analysis & discussions.
Final Products
1. Students will choose how they want to present their answers to the research questions presented at the beginning of the project.

Begin Phase 2 of the PBL
: How does the IR still impact us today?
- Research/Discuss modern inventions and labor laws.
- Discuss inventions we would like to see in the future.
- Design a new invention and name it!
- Present new inventions to other ninth grade classes and showcase projects in the school library.

National Curriculum Standards for
The Social Studies Objectives:
1. Include experiences that provide for the study of inter-actions among individuals, groups, & institutions.

2. Include experiences that provide for the study of relationships among science, technology, & society.

3. Include experiences that provide for the study of global connections and interdependence.
National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NETS-S) Objectives:
1. Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, & develop innovative products and processes using technology.

2. Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage products, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.

3. Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.

4. Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.

(College & Career Ready Standards for History/Social Studies)
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, & update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.
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