Fighting For Children's Rights: The Story of Lewis Hine

Nancy O'Conner

Fighting For Children's Rights: The Story of Lewis Hine

Nancy O'Conner






1 Jan 2019




Flying Start to Literacy

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Title:Fighting For Children's Rights: The Story of Lewis Hine
Synopsis:  Fighting For Children’s Rights: The Story of Lewis Hine describes Lewis Hine’s work, taking photographs of children working in terrible conditions, and how he used them to help change child labor laws.
Year level(s): 3  4  5  6
Reading level: U
Text type: Biography
Curriculum link: History: Cause and effect. English: Literature  biography
Content vocabulary:
abolish ailments alum cannery child labour compulsory  declaration of dependence dormitories employers exhibits exploited factories illegal immigration industrial labouring legacy mines orphans oyster shucker photographer poverty publications published slums unions
High frequency words:
Key concepts: Child labour was once common in the United States and children were often exploited. Lewis Hine used his photographs to help change child labour laws and protect children’s rights.
Reading strategies: Inferring the importance of the subject’s accomplishment
Paired text: A Dollar a Day
Supporting material: Lesson Plan - Fighting For Children's Rights: The Story of Lewis Hine / A Dollar a Day
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