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High School DigiKit. This teacher guide & unit plan examines how people create society-changing innovations, and the causes and consequences of those innovations, through a case study of Henry Ford, his Model T, and the automobile industry from past to present. Uses digitized primary sources. *For ease of use, downloading recommended.
This Resource is for:Educators
Theme:Transportation in America
Topic:Henry Ford and Innovation
Type of Use:Unit Plan; Online Interactive
Curriculum Connection:U.S. History; Economics; World History; Business; Technology/Engineering; English Language Arts; Career Exploration; Creative Problem Solving; Cross-disciplinary Thinking; Self-direction; Entrepreneurial Literacy
Michigan High School Content Expectations: USHG 6.1.5, 7.1.1, 9.1.1; Economics 1.1.2, 3.2.5; WHG 6.2.3; ELA CE 2.1.3, 2.2.3, 2.3.4; National History Standards, 5-12 Eras 6, 7; National ELA Standards: 3, 7, 8; Common Core State Standards: Literacy in History/Social Studies - Grades 9-10 - RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.4, RH.9-10.10, WHST.9-10.2, WHST.9-10.6, WHST.9-10.7, WHST.9-10.8, WHST.9-10.9, WHST.9-10.10, Grades 11-12 - RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.10, WHST.11-12.2, WHST.11-12.6, WHST.11-12.7, WHST.11-12.8, WHST.11-12.9, WHST.11-12.10, English Language Arts - Grades 9-10 - RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.10, W.9-10.2, W.9-10.6, W.9-10.7, W.9-10.8, W.9-10.9b, W.9-10.10, SL.9-10.1, SL.9-10.2, L.9-10.4, L.9-10.6, Grades 11-12 - RI.11-12.1, RI.11-12.7, RI.11-12.10, W.11-12.2, W.11-12.6, W.11-12.7, W.11-12.8, W.11-12.9b, W.11-12.10, SL.11-12.1, SL.11-12.2, L.11-12.4, L.11-12.6
Grade/Age Level:High School
Time Period:Era 6: The Development of an Industrial, Urban and Global United States; Era 8: Post-WWII United States; Era 9: America in a new global age
Tags:primary source, artifact, automobile, Industrial Revolution, car, manufacturing, Henry Ford, keydriver
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