• Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Web Quest

    Proceed to the following website: http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire/

    Introduction:  Click on the link, “Read the story of the fire” and read the introduction.  Why is this event in history considered significant?

     

     

     

    Fire: Above the label “Introduction” click on the link “Fire!” and read that section.  How many people died in the fire?  What did most of them have in common?

     

     

     

     

    Photo Analysis

    Follow the link to “Photos” on the bottom right of the page.  Choose two photographs for each of the following categories and complete a photo analysis for each by answering the following questions

    Workers & Working Conditions:

    Describe the action or subject of the photograph.

     

     

     

     

    What details yield the most information?

     

    How is the photograph useful in making inferences or generalizations about the subject?

     

     

     

     

    What questions do you have about the photograph?

     

     

    Describe the action or subject of the photograph.

     

     

     

     

    What details yield the most information?

     

    How is the photograph useful in making inferences or generalizations about the subject?

     

     

     

     

    What questions do you have about the photograph?

     

     


     

     

    Triangle Fire!

    Describe the action or subject of the photograph.

     

     

     

     

     

    What details yield the most information?

     

    How is the photograph useful in making inferences or generalizations about the subject?

     

     

     

     

     

    What questions do you have about the photograph?

     

     

    Describe the action or subject of the photograph.

     

     

     

     

     

    What details yield the most information?

     

    How is the photograph useful in making inferences or generalizations about the subject?

     

     

     

     

     

    What questions do you have about the photograph?