Fifth graders complete a variety of activities involving one-room schoolhouses. They create a diorama and interview family members who actually attended a one-room schoolhouse. Finally, they visit a one-room schoolhouse in their area.
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One Room School House Reading Lesson
Students explore schools during the Colonial period. In this American history lesson, students participate in a simulation of school days in Colonial America. Students visit a museum and use the schoolhouse as a setting for their...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
School Life Today and in the Past at Freyberger School
Students compare and contrast school life today with that of Pennsylvania in the 1900's. In this school life lesson plan students create a description of a typical one-room schoolhouse. They think critically about attending school in a...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
He Had a Dream...I Have One Too!
What is your dream for a better world? After reading a short article about Dr Martin Luther King, kids identify something they would like to see changed, the steps that could be followed to make the dream a reality, and the effects these...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
One Room School Houses - Building Background Knowledge for my Great Aunt Arizona by Gloria Houston
Fifth graders explore and analyze primary sources of one room school houses in the United States. In this social studies lesson, 5th graders listen to the story, My Great Aunt Arizona and write down questions they have about one room...
5th Social Studies & History
The Seven Wonders of the World
Learn about research. Young researchers will gather information from the internet and other resources to create a class book on The Seven Wonders of the World. They work in teams to research one of the wonders and create a chapter for...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History