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Urban Problems and Politics in 19th Century America

Students will learn about Urbanization and urban politics through a guided reading activity on their laptops.


  • Introduce new lesson on Urbanization and urban politics.
  • Have students learn background information and make historical inferences.


  • Students download necessary files during attendance.
  • Teacher introduces lesson and demonstrates any new technology.
  • Students work independently while teacher moves to help specific issues.

Sunshine State Standards

  • SS.A.5.4.1
  • SS.A.5.4.2

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Routinely and efficiently use online information resources to meet needs for collaboration, research, publications, communications, and productivity.
  • Select and apply technology tools for research, information analysis, problem-solving, and decision-making in content learning.


  • Textbook
  • Word processor file/printout


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