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Middle/High School DigiKit. This teacher guide & unit plan includes classroom activities using The Henry Ford's transportation collections help students relate to topics such as consumption, migration, and public goods. Uses digitized primary sources. *For ease of use, downloading recommended.
This Resource is for:Educators
Theme:Transportation in America
Topic:Transportation, Past, Present and Future
Type of Use:Unit Plan; Online Interactive
Curriculum Connection:U.S. History; Geography; Economics; Civics; World History; Environmental Education; Technology/Engineering; English Language Arts; Creative Problem Solving; Cross-disciplinary Thinking
Michigan Social Studies Grade Level Content Expectations: 8 - U4.2.1, U5.2.2, U6.1.1, P3.1.1, P4.2.2, P4.2.3; Michigan ELA Grade Level Content Expectations: W.GN.08.03, S.DS.08.04; Michigan High School Content Expectations: WHG 6.1.3, 7.1.1, 7.1.4; USHG 6.1.3, 6.1.5, 8.2.2, 9.3.1, F2.1; Civics 2.2.3, 2.2.5, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.4, 6.1.5; Economics 1.4.3, 1.4.4; ELA CE 1.3.1, 1.3.7, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.4.5, 1.4.6, 1.4.7, 1.5.1, 1.5.4; National Standards in History, 5-12: Eras 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10; National Standards for ELA: 4, 5, 7; Common Core State Standards: Literacy in History/Social Studies- Grades 6-8 - RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.10, WHST.6-8.1, WHST.6-8.2, WHST.6-8.4, WHST.6-8.6, WHST.6-8.7, WHST.6-8.8, WHST.6-8.9, WHST.6-8.10, Grades 9-10 - RH.9-10.4, RH.9-10.7, RH.9-10.10, WHST.9-10.1, WHST.9-10.2, WHST.9-10.4, WHST.9-10.6, WHST.9-10.7, WHST.9-10.8, WHST.9-10.9, WHST.9-10.10, Grades 11-12 - RH.11-12.7, RH.11-12.10, WHST.11-12.1, WHST.11-12.2, WHST.11-12.4, WHST.11-12.6, WHST.11-12.7, WHST.11-12.8, WHST.11-12.9, WHST.11-12.10, English Language Arts- Grade 8 - RI.8.10, W.8.1, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.6, W.8.7, W.8.8, W.8.9b, SL.8.1, SL.8.4, SL.8.5, L.8.6, Grades 9-10 - RI.9-10.7, RI.9-10.10, W.9-10.1, W.9-10.2, W.9-10.4, W.9-10.5, 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.9-10.4, SL.9-10.5, L.9-10.6, Grades 11-12 - RI.11-12.7, RI.11-12.10, W.11-12.1, W.11-12.2, W.11-12.4, W.11-12.5, 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.11-12.4, SL.11-12.5, L.11-12.6
Grade/Age Level:Middle School; High School
Time Period:Era 3: Revolution and the New Nation; Era 4: Expansion and Reform; Era 5: Civil War and Reconstruction; Era 6: The Development of an Industrial, Urban and Global United States; Era 7: The Great Depression and WWII; Era 8: Post-WWII United States; Era 9: America in a new global age
Tags:public goods, roads, debate, personal transportation, public transportation, goods, commercial transportation, truck, railroad, steam, water, horse, highway, interstate, suburbanization