Communicating Past and Present
Second graders interview people from two or three generations to explore how technology has changed the daily life and work experiences of people over time. This change focuses on communication and transportation.
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Living History Museum - Jobs of the Past
Second graders explore historical careers of the past. They research both fiction and nonfiction books to examine the historical significance of the career. In groups, pupils use multimedia methods to create a presentation on daily...
2nd Social Studies & History
Systems of Transportation and Communication
Students explore transportation and communication. In this multi-cultural history instructional activity, students brainstorm, then compare and contrast methods of land, air, and water transportation today and long ago. Students work...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Living History Museum: Jobs of the Past
Second graders participate utilizing a variety of resources such as fiction and nonfiction literature, artifacts, photographs and diaries to establish information about daily life and jobs that existed in the past. They create living...
2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Now and Then and Back Again: A Study of Transportation
Students examine various modes of transportation used throughout the history of the United States. They explore various websites, answer discussion questions, construct a conestoga wagon using Tinker Toys and construction paper, and...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Communicating Through Sight and Sound - Senufo Drum from West Africa
Young scholars research the Senufo Drum. In this drum instructional activity, students explore the Senufo Drum from West Africa to find its purpose, sounds and symbols. They create their own drum with symbols that reflect their life.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts