Then and Now - Schools

Teacher: Kristin Becker
Subject and grade level: Social Studies, First Grade
Location: San Jose, CA
Brief Description:

Social studies lesson about comparing schools 100 year ago and today.
Lesson Plan | Student Handout with Photos

Classroom context:

This lesson took place in a self-contained class in a K-5 elementary school. There were 24 students and about 50% of the students in the class are English learners or have limited English proficiency (LEP), with most having intermediate or higher level language skills in English. This lesson occurred in late March and early April, about 8 months after the start of the school year. 

Note: The entire lesson took about 90 minutes to teach. The video above shows about 51 minutes of the lesson.