Long Ago, Yesterday, And Today

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Compare the lives of people living in a community today to those who lived recently and long ago. Re-creations, artifacts, photographs, and time-lines tell the stories of how our parents, grandparents, and other ancestors lived on a daily basis. Includes different types of shelter, food, clothing, transportation, recreation, and forms of education.

Student Application

Understand how memories and history show changes over time and explain how things are today.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will realize that there is more to time than just hours, minutes, and seconds. The past. (yesterday/long ago) and the present (today) are also important aspects of time.
  2. Students will realize that many things change over a decade, more things change over a generation, and even more changes occur over a century.

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Supporting Activities

  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Have the students sit in a circle. Have all those who have grandparents stand up. Ask if anyone has great grandparents and have those children remain standing. Long Ago, Yesterday, and Today, compares the way things were when their grandparents were young with the wa...

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Long Ago, Yesterday, And Today
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Long Ago, Yesterday, And Today