Industrial Revolution

Susan Hamen

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944495

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Description

Examines the technological innovations and social changes that were bought about by the Industrial Revolution, describing the inventions which transformed textiles, transportation, communications, the generation of electricity, and manufacturing of steel.

Reading Level
Lexile
880L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
6.1
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
History Science & Technology Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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