Reading

A Week in the 1800s

A group of modern children step  into a historical settlement in Canada to see what life was like in the 1800s.  they use the language of the time, dress in typical clothing of the era as well as do work that would be expected of them.  At the end of the week they have a new appreciation for life today!

Vocabulary -focus is on using a glossary or dictionary

     counselor: person who gives advice or an adviser

identity: who or what you are

     physical: of or for the body

    surplus: amount over and above what is needed

    technology: the use of scientific knowledge to control physical objects and forces. 

Comprehension focus: using Graphic sources to help the reader’s understanding.