Working Conditions for Factory Girls: Matching worksheet
This worksheet helps students understand the difficult and dangerous working conditions that young female workers experienced in garment factories during the early twentieth century. Students must match quotes from women who worked in garment factories in Chicago in 1910 with a general description of a workplace problem. The quotes were collected by the Women's Trade Union League.
This worksheet aligns to Common Core Literacy Standards in History/Social Studies:
RHSS.6-8.2. Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Creator | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning
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Item Type | Worksheet
Cite This document | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, “Working Conditions for Factory Girls: Matching worksheet,” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed May 7, 2021, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1948.