Thursday, January 12, 2017

The History of American Education Continued...

Early Work - Answer the following questions about The History of American Education:Colonial period.

  1. What are the dates of the colonial period?
  2. What type of school resembled our current daycare setting?
  3. What was the main reason for having school?
  4. What act said the by learning to read the bible, you would prevent Satan from stealing your soul?
  5. What was the name of the "book" that most children had?
  6. Name 5 subjects taught to girls in school during the colonial period.
  7. When men were done with school, they would learn a trade by watching someone else.  What is this called?
  8. Name three rules that teachers must follow or lose their jobs.
  9. True or false?  Only girls went to dame schools.
  10. What major historical event do we use to mark the end of the colonial period?

Today, we will move into The Early National Period and The Common School Period.  We will be utilizing the following resources.


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