The lesson introduces students to the invention of the printing press and its inventor, Johann (or Johannes) Gutenberg. It is often known as one of the most important and revolutionary inventions in history, and without it, printed books, magazines, and newspapers would not have been possible. With new technology, computers, smartphones, etc., the students may be unaware of how important the printing press was to society upon its invention and development. The lesson may be used in conjunction with lessons related to inventions and technology.
The Printing Press Lesson Plan Includes:
- Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
- Instructional Content Pages about the The Printing Press
- Hands-on homework activities
- Answer Keys
- Common Core State Standards
- Many Additional Links and Resources
- Built for Grades 4-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
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