1. Intro (what is a one-room schoolhouse)?
2. Recess and lunchtime games
3. Winter creativity
4. Rainy day games & common toys
5. Live activity
6. Conclusion (Q&A)
-Be introduced to the history behind the one-room schoolhouse.
-Learn about the various recreational activities students of a rural school would participate in.
-View and compare primary sources (photographs & documents) in order to help form a better understanding of the one-room schoolhouse era (mid-1800s to mid-1900s)
Michigan Social Studies Standards
1 – H2.0.3 Use historical sources to draw possible conclusions about family or school life in the past.
1 – H2.0.4 Compare life today with life in the past using the criteria of family, school, jobs, or communication.
1 – G5.0.2 Describe ways in which the physical environment in a place or region affects people’s lives.
2 – H2.0.5 Describe how community members responded to a problem in the past.
2 – H2.0.6 Construct a historical narrative about the history of the local community from a variety of sources.
3 – H3.0.2 Explain how historians use primary and secondary sources to answer questions about the past.