The Year of the Morgan Lesson Plan 3

Role-Playing Simulation

About this Lesson

An inquiry-based lesson plan that aims to examine what was/is the purpose of whaling, and how was whaling important to America through the use of role-playing, where students will learn about the different people who were involved in the whaling process, as well as those who benefited from it.  This plan provides historical background information for the whaling industry, and allows students to make global connections to resources and energy use.  This lesson is intended for grades 4-8, but may be modified for other grades or levels

Details

Created By
Mystic Seaport Staff
Grade Level
3-5, 6-8
Subjects
Language Arts, History/Social Studies, Math

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The Lesson

The Year of the Morgan Lesson Plan 3 : Role-Playing Simulation