Industrialization & Child Labor in New York
Interdisciplinary Extension Activities
English Language Arts (ELA)
Have students locate a photograph of a child working in a factory or tenement from one of the following websites and write a poem about the child:
For a good prompt for the poem, see http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/lyddie/
Research instances of child labor existing in the world today.
Analyze graphs showing world labor statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (