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Showing Grade 1, Unit 4, Everyday Life: Today and Yesterday
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Going to Town

Description: This picture book, Going to Town by Laura Ingalls Wilder was adapted from Little House in the Big Woods. A young pioneer girl and her family leave their house in the Wisconsin woods to make their first trip into town to visit the general store. Compare her trip "to the store" with a trip you might make with your family and decide how life has changed and how it has stayed the same in the last 150 years. Standards K.6.3, 1.4.2, and 1.4.3

Author: Barbara S. Yingling, Montgomery County Public Schools

Lesson ID: 459

Just Like Abraham Lincoln - Classroom Activities

Description: Using Bernard Waber's book Just Like Abraham Lincoln, students explore other print resources and the web to create a book of facts about Lincoln to compare everyday life during his childhood with their own lives. One of the activities is to explore a virtual classroom visit to Lincoln's childhood home in Lincoln City, Indiana. Standards K.3, K.6.0, K.6.2, 1.4.3 and 3.4.6

Author: Tammy Payton, Loogootee Community Schools

Lesson ID: 613

Life at Plimouth Plantation

Description: Children in Plimouth Plantation had daily responsibilities and work to do. Parents also had daily jobs to provide for their families and the settlement. Understand the ways in which community life and traditions at Plimouth were unique through these activities. Standard 1.4.3

Author: Council for Citizenship Education, Crossroads Curriculum

Lesson ID: 660

Life in Ancient Times

Description: After examining photographs or online reproductions of wall paintings from ancient civilizations that illustrate aspects of life as it was lived in ancient times (wall paintings at Lascaux Cave, in France, at the Gasulla gorge in Spain, at Çatal Hüyül in Anatolia, and in Egypt and Crete), students discuss these illustrations tell us about life in ancient times, including the animals the people hunted, the games people played, etc. Students then create a wall mural that illustrates a day in their lives. Standard 1.4.2, 1.4.3, and 2.4.1

Author: Jay and Sandy Lamb,Alexandria, Virginia; Kathy Devine, Rockville, Maryland., Discovery School

Lesson ID: 525

Mama Is a Miner

Description: Using the story Mama Is a Miner, learn about economics by exploring the many tasks that coal miners do. Then find the locations of coal mines in the United States. K.3, 1.2.4, 1.6.2, and 2.2.4

Author: Barbara Yingling

Lesson ID: 690

Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic in the One-Room Schoolhouse

Description: For young children, the experience of attending school strengthens their growing sense of independence and their relationship with the world beyond their family. This lesson focuses on this universal experience, using original photographs to give students a vivid impression of how American children received an education a hundred years ago. They learn about a one-room schoolhouse, seeing how children learned, played and traveled to school. This lesson encourages students to explore the similarities and differences of being a student in a one-room schoolhouse versus attending their own well-equipped, modern school Standards 1.4.1 and 2.1.2

Author: EDSITEment, National Endowment for the Humanities

Lesson ID: 879

When I Was Little

Description: Using the children's story When I Was Little by Toyomi Igus, students discover the differences between country and city life now and long ago. Explore the economic concept of supplying wants and needs and how transportation and communicaton link communities to do this. Standards K.3, K.4.4, 1.4.2, 1.4.3, and 2.4.1

Author: Barbara Yingling

Lesson ID: 1237

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