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Children's Nonfiction Colonial & Revolutionary Periods

Early Schools

by (author) Bobbie Kalman

Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Mar 1991
Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, School & Education, Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
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    Publish Date
    Mar 1991
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    Publish Date
    Mar 1991
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 9
  • Grade: 3 to 4


Topics covered; A community decided to build its first school An old schoolhouse inside and out Chores the students had to do Transportation to and from the school School supplies A day at a one-room school Learning the alphabet Learning to read - samples from old readers, word games The spelling craze Arithmetic puzzlers Other subjects, such as geography, agriculture, natural science, music and art The first teachers - Ministers, itinerant teachers, educated women Stories about teachers Rules for teachers, rules for students Hiring women as teachers Being late and being truant Punishment Moral lessons taught in school Boarding schools, finishing schools Ragged, industrial, trade, and domestic science schools Changing attitudes to education

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