ERIC Number: EJ433673
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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A Tractor or an Automobile? A 1920s Farm Family Faces a Decision.
Kunze, Joel P.
OAH Magazine of History, v5 n3 p36-38 Win 1991
Outlines a lesson plan in which students role play a 1920s farm family deciding whether to buy an automobile or a tractor. Other students act as automobile and tractor sales groups. Explains how the lesson illuminates relationships between technological advance and social history. Includes handouts identifying benefits of purchasing cars or tractors. (CH)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Decision Making, Economic Factors, Family (Sociological Unit), Farmers, History Instruction, Instructional Materials, Modernization, Motor Vehicles, Role Playing, Rural Environment, Rural Family, Rural Sociology, Science and Society, Secondary Education, Small Group Instruction, Social Change, Social History, Social Studies, Technology, Tractors, United States History
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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