Fifth graders research life in a one- room schoolhouse. They plan and carry out a mock day in a one-room schoolhouse. They make slates on a prior day by painting small boards with chalkboard paint.
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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 students create a description of a typical one-room schoolhouse. They think critically about attending school in a...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
One Room School House Reading Lesson
Learners explore schools during the Colonial period. In this American history lesson, students participate in a simulation of school days in Colonial America. Learners visit a museum and use the schoolhouse as a setting for their...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Life in a One-Room Arkansas Schoolhouse
Students read primary source documents to examine what a typical school day was like in the early 1900s. They discover how African-American children were taught differently than whites. They compare and contrast past school days to...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History
Where Do You Go to School?
Youngsters examine historical photographs of schools and classrooms from the past. They read a section from "In Their Own Words" on schools. Groups of learners fill in a matrix (embedded in the plan) which compares schools from the past...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Laura Ingalls Wilder/ The Westward Movement
Fifth graders read, On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder. They examine authentic artifacts, make nine-patch quilts, visit and participate in a one-room schoolhouse experience, rewrite the book in picture book format, sample...
5th Social Studies & History