Lowell's Mill Girls

Remote Learning Modules fit right into Google Classroom, or any learning management system, so teachers can collect students’ work. Aligned with state and national social studies and/or science standards, each module addresses a topic related to the Industrial Revolution and consists of primary documents, secondary sources, photographs, videos, questions, and writing prompts.


Lowell's Mill Girls


Journey from a small New England farm to the factories of Lowell to learn about the life and work of a mill girl.


Farm life to factory life, handmade textile production, working in a cotton textile mill, boardinghouse life, protests for better working conditions



Massachusetts History and Social Studies Framework:

Grade 5:
5.T4.4. On a map of New England, locate cities and towns that played important roles in the development of the textile and machinery industries, whaling, shipping, and the China trade in the 18th and 19th centuries and give examples of the short- and long-term benefits and costs of these industries.

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