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Telling the Whole Story Worksheets
These worksheets help students gather evidence from the Five Points census database. Students then compare their data with prevailing 19th century stereotypes of Irish immigrants and conclude whether or not they were accurate. These worksheets are [...]
Lessons in Looking: The Lowell Offering Worksheet
This worksheet helps students to analyze and interpret the meaning of an image that appeared on the cover of The Lowell Offering in 1845. The Lowell Offering was a monthly magazine written by the young women who worked in the Lowell textile mills [...]
Farm vs. Factory: Finding and Citing Evidence Worksheet
This worksheet helps students to gather evidence from two primary documents from young women who worked in the textile factories of Lowell, Massachusetts, during the 1830s and 1840s, and use that evidence in a paragraph.
Farm vs. Factory: Citing Evidence Answer Key
This sheet provides answers for the classroom activity Farm vs. Factory: Citing Evidence.
To Strike or Not to Strike worksheets
These worksheets help students plan their characters for the role play "To Strike or Not to Strikein 1830s Lowell." Also included is a rubric that students and teachers can use to evaluate the role play as it is performed.