Presentation on theme: "Social Studies Unit 3: “Big Business and Big Cities”"— Presentation transcript:
1 Social Studies Unit 3: “Big Business and Big Cities” Jeff Davis Elementary SchoolFifth Grade
2 5th Grade Social Studies Standards SS5H3 The student will describe how life changed in America at the turn of thecentury.b. Describe the impact on American life of the Wright brothers (flight), George Washington Carver (science), Alexander Graham Bell (communication), and Thomas Edison (electricity).d. Describe the reasons people emigrated to the United States, from where they emigrated, and where they settled.SS5G2 The student will explain the reasons for the spatial patterns of economic activities.Explain how factor such as population, transportation, and resources influenced industrial location in the United States between the end of the Civil War and 1900.b. Locate primary agricultural and industrial locations since the turn of the 20th century and explain how factors such as population, transportation, and resources have influenced these areas.
3 5th Grade Social Studies Standards SS5E3 The student will describe how consumers and businesses interact in the United States economy across time.b. Describe how people earn income by selling their labor to businesses.c. Describe how entrepreneurs take risks to develop new goods and services to start a business.SS5CG3 The student will explain how amendments to the U.S. Constitution have maintained a representative democracy.Explain the purpose of the 12th and 17th amendments.Explain how voting rights were protected by the 15th, 19th, 23rd, 24th, and 26th amendments.
5 Lesson 1: The Rise of Big Business VocabularyCorporationCompetitionMonopolyLabor unionstrikeEssential Questions:How did inventions impact American life in the late 1800s and early 1900s?EQ: Who are entrepreneurs? (Discuss the risks they take to develop new goods and services when they start a business.)
30 Lesson 3: Growing Cities Vocabularystockyardskyscraperrapid transitslumsettlement houseEssential Question:How did factors such as population, transportation, and resources influence industrial location in the United States between the end of the Civil War and 1900?
40 Lesson 4: Time of Reform Essential Questions: VocabularyprogressivesmuckrakerEssential Questions:Why were progressives important to millions of people in the United States?What is the purpose of the 12th and 17th amendments to the U. S. Constitution?