Growing Up American Style: Grades 6-8

This lesson is designed to be used in conjunction with the National Constitution Center’s Growing Up, American Style show, which is available as part of themed museum packages for groups and the Traveling History & Civics Program for schools.

Together, they help students see how life has changed for children living in the United States, specifically with respect to child labor.


Common Core


6, 7, 8



Resource Types

Lesson Plans

Teaching Strategies

Analysis, Case Study

Civic Days

Presidents Day