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Lesson Plans: School Then and Now

Photos, school hand bell, syrup tin and binder with program script open

Through comparisons, students will explore how school life has changed from the early 1900s to present day for teachers and students.

Grades

Grade 2

Locations

Moose Jaw | North Battleford | Saskatoon

Subjects

ELA | Social Studies

Program Type

In Classroom Resource

Description

Through comparisons, students will explore how school life has changed from the early 1900s to present day for teachers and students. Through these in-classroom lesson plans, students will learn about proper letter format and write letters to students of the future and place it in a time capsule. They include material lists, Saskatchewan ‘Fast Facts’, and additional resources.

These Lesson Plans may be done on their own or as a complement to an in-Museum School Then and Now Discovery Box program.

Download School Then and Now Lesson Plans in English (PDF).

Curriculum Connections

Grade 2: Social Studies IN2; IN2;  DR2  and ELA CC2

Historical Thinking Concept: Continuity and Change

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