Lessons for Upton Sinclair

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  • Industry, Immigration, and the Progressive Era - … Jungle: The Gilded Age, Immigration and Progressive Era History TOPIC: Upton Sinclair LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Essential Question: What forces determine success in an … /library/pages/links/muckrakers/Pages/Muckrakers.htm Upton Sinclair sites: http://www.americanwriter.org/writers/Sinclair.asp http://www.capitalcentury.com/1906.html … implications of this term. Have students explore additional Upton Sinclair sites noting specific examples of Sinclair's "muckraking" and contributions to reform. For …
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  • The Power Of Fiction - … Jungle, by Upton Sinclair (one copy for each student) * Other books with social-action themes. Procedures 1. Discuss The Jungle , by Upton Sinclair, reviewing … disputes the working conditions that Upton Sinclair brought to light in his novel The Jungle. Mr. Reed explains Sinclair's reasons for writing … on social injustices and aimed at improving working conditions. Context: Upton Sinclair'sbooks brought social injustices to light and brought him wealth …
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  • The Jungle and readers response - … Chapter 14 from Upton Sinclair's The Jungle Copy of questions for Chapter 14 Poster paper and markers Abstract Upton Sinclair wrote The Jungle … .net/view.php/jungle/14?term=hoppers The Literature Network Upton Sinclair http://www.online-literature.com/upton_sinclair/ Activity 1. Distribute copies … these with what is said in the brief biography of Upton Sinclair. (Give students background on the book and author. (http://www …
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  • Child Labor and Social Protest - … reasons children were allowed to work. Relate the literature of Upton Sinclair and the artwork of Ben Shahn to the Labor Movement … 4 ? 5 students each. Read excerpt from The Jungle by Upton Sinclair (Attachment 2). INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITY: Step 1. Ask the students if … Laborers ? Why?( Attachment 1) ( PDF ) Excerpt from The Jungle by Upton Sinclair (Attachment 2) ( PDF ) Video Questions (Attachment 3) ( PDF ) Activity sheets …
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  • Comparing The Jungle with Fast Food Nation - … pages The Jungle: Excerpt from The Jungle , 1906 novel by Upton Sinclair exposing working conditions and food safety problems in the meatpacking … more specifically, the American South). Related topics Learn more about Upton Sinclair, food, food safety, history, industry, and public health. Help Please … the following two excerpts: Excerpt from The Jungle (1906) by Upton Sinclair, from the North Carolina digital history textbook "The Most Dangerous …
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  • Strange Fruit: Lynching in America - … the Progressive Movement. Examples of works by muckrakers such as Upton Sinclair, Lincoln Steffens, Thomas Nast, and Ida Tarbell can be read … the Progressive Movement. Examples of works by muckrakers such as Upton Sinclair, Lincoln Steffens, Thomas Nast, and Ida Tarbell can be read … the Progressive Movement. Examples of works by muckrakers such as Upton Sinclair, Lincoln Steffens, Thomas Nast, and Ida Tarbell can be read …
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  • American Literature - Naturalism - … ) The students will explore this period during a reading of Upton Sinclair's "from The Jungle." (DOE English II Framework assessment numbers … of Innocence - Jack London (1879 - 1916) Call of the Wild - Upton Sinclair (1878 - 1968) the Jungle - John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968) Of Mice … reading of Upton Sinclair's "from the Jungle." Informal Assessment: Classroom discussion Formal Assessment: Future Quiz From The Jungle by Upton Sinclair Chapter 14 …
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  • Picturing America at the turn of the twentieth century - … , Owen Wister, Populism, Progressive Period, Theodore Dreiser, United States literature, Upton Sinclair, hands-on, history, industrialization, language arts, literature, novels, social studies … 8 hours Materials/resources Resources from American Literature electronic texts; Upton Sinclair's The Jungle Hamlin Garland's "Under the Lion's … Gilman and Chapter 14 of the novel The Jungle by Upton Sinclair. Each selection is available as an electronic text that can …
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  • EXTRA! Read about it! - … ://home.earthlink.net/~gfeldmeth/lec.prog.html Upton Sinclair: http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/sinclair.htm The Bitter Cry of Our Children http … regulation reform. Handout 1 introduces some of the text from Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle. It has been divided into two … reference so that the students understand who the characters in Sinclair's novel are. 6. When done have them share their …
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  • Do Something about... Teen Voting/Civic Engagement - … , the sword of Washington would have been wielded in vain." Upton Sinclair was an influential Muckraker whose books reformed the meat packing … /etext/gutenberg/etext95/utomc10.zip The Jungle by Upton Sinclair http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/sinclair.htm (background information on the author) http …
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