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One-Room Schoolhouse

Short excerpt from America's Library article:

One-room Schoolhouse

Would you like to experience what going to school was like in the late 1800s? To start with, imagine everyone in school sharing only one teacher and one classroom.


I. Vocabulary words from this article:

arithmetic

century

geography

imagine

outhouse

platform

recite

stove

typically

vary(-ied)

Click here for vocabulary matching exercise.

II. Pre-Reading Questions

What was it like for your great-grandparents to go to school?

How might schools in small towns differ from those in large cities?

III. Reading Time

Click here to read the article

One-room Schoolhouse
from America's Library (www.americaslibrary.gov)

When you have finished reading, return to this page and answer the questions below.

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16