Options for January 26
Today, you should choose TWO of the three options listed below. You may choose the order based on your interest.
Each of these activities is designed to help us as we consider how economy has changed from agricultural to industrial and the role that technology has played in it. As you are reading and watching, consider: how has technology improved and/or hindered our lives?
The Industrial Revolution: Lowell Mill Girls -- watch this video & answer questions via Zaption.
Barilla Taylor letter -- read and respond to this primary document from a mill worker in 1844. You will need to make a copy to be able to comment and respond.
Who polluted the Merrimack River? -- read and respond to this photo and short story. A brief video about another river is also part of this activity. You will need to make a copy of this document to type on it.
When you have finished, answer the question "how has technology improved and/or hindered our lives?" using evidence from one of the options above by commenting in the stream below.
Check in with Mrs. Fulk or Mrs. Mason when you have completed this assignment.