Farming in the Gilded Age: A Simulation

Grades 9-12 / History / Economy
Lesson Objective
Understand what it was like to be a farmer during the Gilded Age
Length
10 min
Questions to Consider
How does participating in a simulation deepen students' understanding of history?
What life lessons did the students learn from this activity?
How do the students' views about farming during the Gilded Age change over the course of this activity?

Supporting Materials

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  • Farming Simulation Loan Certificate

    Farming Simulation Loan Certificate

  • Farming in the Gilded Age Transcript

    Farming in the Gilded Age Program Transcript

  • Farming Simulation Record Sheet

    Farming Simulation Record Sheet

  • Farming Simulation PPT Presentation

    Farming Simulation PPT Presentation

  • Farming Simulation Market Payoffs Worksheet

    Farming Simulation Market Payoffs Worksheet

  • Farming Simulation Placemat

    Farming Simulation Placemat

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Lesson Idea Farming in the Gilded Age: A Simulation

Grades 9-12 / History / Economy

Farming in the Gilded Age: A Simulation