As students watch they complete an interactive note-sheet with fill-in-the-blanks, comprehension and critical thinking questions, and a thinking map. The video teaches students how the market revolution transformed the economy and people's lives in the 1800s. It covers how transportation improvements like thesteamboat,canals, andrailroadsimproved trade and travel, how thecotton gin, thesteel plow,andMcCormick Reaperimproved farming, and how Samuel Slater startedtextile millsthat spread through the North as Eli Whitney'sinterchangeable partscreated a manufacturing revolution.
The video helps visual learners with on-screen text of the main ideas, powerful images, and it reviews the important concepts to ensure comprehension.Cut the lectureand spend more time working with students and supporting their learning with this video lesson!✅
After the video there is anoptional extension activity that has students map the market revolutionto build geography skills. They will learn to read and create a quick map and then answer a couple of questions to ensure they understand the ideas in the map.