Day 3

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The History of the Working Class, Labor Movements, & Unions in America

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    Students will research the history of the working class, labor movements, and unions in America, and will discuss Ehrenreich's research and findings in the context of that broader historical trajectory.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.6, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.8, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.4

    Structure:

    Distribute a worksheet with designated areas for students to record reflections, evidence, and conclusions for each station. Next, explain the various stations to the students....

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