Lessons for Child Labor

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  • Slide Show - … of a laborer. This lesson provides engagement for the student by giving them the chance to see images of child laborers from the … (s)", enter your search phrase; for example: "Lewis Hine" and "child labor" 3. Click "Go". (You may get several hundred "hits") 4 … they looked like. Moreover, they will be viewing images of child laborers, a sometime forgotten element of the workforce. 3. The students …
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  • A Worker's Compensation - … labor in the United States. Suggested topics include: child labor, sweatshops, minimum wage, New Deal, Tompkins Square Riot, Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions, Knights of Labor, Haymarket Riot … different jobs? 8. Analyze the U.S. Secretary of Labor's 1999 Labor Day Message (http://www.dol.gov/dol/_sec/public …
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  • Children on the Street - … effect" charts based on the issue of child homelessness. 4. Compare and contrast child homelessness in the United States and in poorer … effect of child homelessness. Further Questions for Discussion: - Why do young children leave their homes or families? - What is child labor? - Why are … statistics, and categories of employment. Interdisciplinary Connections: Economics- Study how child labor affects the economy of a country in the short term …
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  • 1.5 Persuasive writing: The importance of work permits - … planning Materials needed Reading: "Child Labor Laws and Enforcement" - a publication of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Student computers with internet … ? As a class, read the section with the heading "State Child Labor Laws" on page 10. Have students write a persuasive paper … 've learned from the OSHA website, their reading of the child labor laws document, and their own personal experiences. This essay should …
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  • The Industrial Revolution - … the interviews concerning child labor in the textile industry. Write a speech in which you propose a change to the child labor laws, OR you defend the need for child labor. Use evidence from the interviews to … the beginning of the Industrial Revolution? What advances made by labor unions in the past have affected modern day unions? Write …
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  • The Most Dangerous Woman in America? The Mock Trial of Mary Harris "Mother" Jones - … 100-mile march from Philadelphia to New York to protest child labor in 1903; and she was arrested in Homestead just before … . Explain the struggle for labor rights in the mines and textile mills and the fight for a child labor laws. 2. Construct consistent and coherent arguments for or against the strategies used by labor activists, businesses, and …
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  • Labor Markets - … services labor can produce. Employers are the demanders in labor markets. Workers are the suppliers in labor markets. Wages (the "price" of labor generated … from the choices of buyers and sellers of labor services in labor markets. In the labor market, wages and benefits combined are used … industry. Federal and state child labor laws restrict hours worked by minors and thus the supply of unskilled labor. 6. Unemployment occurs for …
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  • Labor Day, then and Now - … : Economy Holidays & Observances U.S. Politics & Government Tags: unions labor organizing Description: Labor Day isn't just a holiday, it's a … of the labor movement. Labor Day allowed for the building of a labor culture. Over the next century, the vitality of "Labor Day" ebbed … work day, providing for overtime, and prohibiting the use of child labor in all businesses engaged in interstate commerce. Despite breaking important …
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  • The Power Of Fiction - … could be about urban crime, the plight of homeless people, child abuse, or any other subject. Remind students that a fictional … , 1999. A brief history of the rise of child labor (in particular, female child labor) as the industrial revolution swept across the United States … 1900s began an era of reform in child labor, with social movements working to institute child labor laws. The famous Triangle Factory Fire in …
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  • Stand and Deliver for Justice and Diversity (10th Grade) - … prevents them from going to school or doing their schoolwork. Child labor is an issue of justice that must be addressed in … . They also work to improve laws and raise awareness about child labor issues. And they give money to poor families so their … child labor will help Ali and his family? What can we do to help children like Ali live the life of a child instead of an adult? Is child labor a civil rights issue? 4. Read: Here …
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