Teach your students about the inventions and effects of the Industrial Revolution with an animated and engaging Industrial Revolution slide deck.
What Was the Industrial Revolution? Classroom-Ready Resources for Kids
The Industrial Revolution was a time of significant change and progress in the United States. It’s a period of history that is often overlooked but is essential to remember because it changed how we produce goods and interact with each other.
Download a Printable Industrial Revolution Book.
This mini-book will help you teach your students about this era of American history in an engaging, exciting way that will make them want to learn more.
This printable mini-book about the Industrial Revolution is the perfect resource for teachers who wish to reveal and discuss this era of change with their students. The Industrial Revolution book for kids and additional downloadable resources in our library incorporate historical photos and information featuring images that help students understand the impact of innovations produced during this time. The pages highlight essential inventions such as the steam engine, blast furnace, powered loom, cotton gin, steamboat, and transcontinental railroad. They also discuss how these inventions changed our lives and helped us become more efficient as a country.
Questions about the Industrial Revolution for Kids
This printable book about the Industrial Revolution will assist your elementary/middle-grade students in answering the following essential questions about the Industrial Revolution.
- What is industrialization?
- When did the Industrial Revolution begin?
- What were the prominent inventions of the Industrial Revolution?
- How did the Industrial Revolution change America?
- How did the steam engine affect society?
Discover the answers to these questions and learn more Industrial Revolution facts for kids with this mini-book and the accompanying resources in our U.S. and World History collections for kids.
Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding
A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your U.S. History lessons.
Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students
Use the dropdown on the Download button to download the Google Slides or PDF version of this resource. Print your book double-sided, cut it in half, and staple the pages in numerical order.
This resource was created by Ali Endlich, a teacher in South Carolina and Teach Starter Collaborator.
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