School Then and Now
Through comparisons, students will explore how school life has changed from the early 1900s to present day for teachers and students.
Moose Jaw | North Battleford | Saskatoon | Yorkton
ELA | Social Studies
$3 per student
Teacher Led Program led by a teacher, with guidance from Museum staff.
Through comparisons, students will explore how school life has changed from the early 1900s to present day for teachers and students. The in-Museum Discovery Box program features touchable artifacts to facilitate experiential learning. Through the 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.
In-Museum School Then and Now Discovery Box Program
A Union Jack, a hand-held bell, a slate, and a syrup pail help tell the story of School Then and Now in this WDM program. This teacher-led Discovery Box will explore the similarities and differences between rural schools of Saskatchewan’s past and those of the present.
In-Classroom Lesson Plans and Resources
Three complete in-classroom lesson plans (with material lists, Saskatchewan ‘Fast Facts’, and additional resources) available FREE in school libraries as part of the Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide for Teachers resources book and online.
Historical Thinking Concept: Continuity and Change
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