Fourth Grade & Up: A One-Room School Day
March 4 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until May 13, 2021
DATES: January 11 – May 13, 2021 | TIME: 9:30-2:30
$6.75/student, $6.75/per chaperone (within ratio)
This class takes place at the Rural School and is available from the first of October until the end of April. Expanding considerably on the two hour Rural School class, students will be able get a more in depth experience with each subject taught during a typical 1888 school day. Following an overview of the class and expectations, the remainder of the class is taught in first person, as if the students were attending school in 1888. Areas of study include reading, arithmetic, penmanship, history and spelling. The class will use reproduction textbooks, slates, chalk, dip pens & ink, an 1888 reproduction map, photographs and more. Students are encouraged to bring a period appropriate lunch for noon. The day includes two recess periods where students will experience popular period games. Class ends with the final bell, signaling a resumption of modern life, with just enough time for questions and answers.